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Pianist Peter Serkin Plays Mozart, Bach’s Goldbergs

The virtuoso delivered a superb concert for the CAMA Masterseries at the Lobero on Saturday, February 24 Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

UCSB Winter Concert Series

The university’s robust music program provides numerous opportunities to hear classical music. Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Westmont’s ‘Die Fledermaus’

Westmont brings bold approach to Johann Strauss II at the New Vic. Read story.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Opera Santa Barbara Does Rossini’s ‘The Barber of Seville’

Opera Santa Barbara’s production of Rossini’s ‘The Barber of Seville’ emphasized outrageous behavior and disguises. Read story.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band Bring Raucous Art Form to S.B.

UCSB Arts & Lectures welcomes pipa and puppets on Thursday, March 8. Read story.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Two Operas Hit the Stage: ‘The Barber of Seville’ and ‘Die Fledermaus’

Santa Barbara will be treated to a couple of classic comic capers when Opera Santa Barbara presents Rossini’s classic and Westmont offers up Strauss’s masterpiece. Read story.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Delivers Thrilling Performance

Nicola Benedetti joins OAE for all-Beethoven program. Read story.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Symphony Celebrates Leonard Bernstein

Lisa Vroman to sing with orchestra and chorus that revels in breadth of composer’s achievement. Read story.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

UCSB Opera Theatre Presents ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

Students perform Mozart’s beloved opera on February 8 and 10. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Cameron Carpenter Takes the Organ to New Levels of Sonic Performance

The world’s reigning maverick organist radiates an enthusiasm for what he’s doing that overflows in cascades of conceptual sparks. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Los Angeles Philharmonic Delivers the Goods

Joseph Pereira, the in-house percussionist for the L.A. Philharmonic, stole the show with semi-improvisational piece. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

St. Louis Symphony offered splendid Britten and Shostakovich to a weary city. Read story.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Tense Times Call for Powerful Percussion

L.A. Phil’s Joseph Pereira discusses his new anxiety-inspired concerto. Read story.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

CAMA Presents the St. Louis Symphony

Maestro David Robertson’s Farewell Tour Features Augustin Hadelich Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

György Ligeti Classical Music Mini-Festival

UCSB music theorist Ben Levy, author of ‘Metamorphosis in Music,’ talks about the composer’s influence. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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