Review: Juilliard String Quartet at the Lobero Theatre

The program paired late works by Haydn and Beethoven with a quartet from 1989 by Shulamit Ran. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Brooklyn Rider’s Namesake Destiny

The progressive string quartet comes to Hahn Hall on Thursday, January 22. Read story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A Symphonic City Lights

This weekend, the Santa Barbara Symphony will play Charlie Chaplin’s original score for City Lights live alongside the film. Read story.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Santa Barbara Symphony Rings in New Year

Maestro Robert Bernhardt returns to helm this Santa Barbara Symphony New Year’s Eve tradition. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

New York Philharmonic Hosts Global Academy Fellows

The first 10 recipients of the New York Phil’s Zarin Mehta Fellowships begin their residency on January 3. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Christmas Revels Are on a Boat

For this year’s Christmas Revels, the setting is onboard a ship with Irish emigrants on the way to America. Read story.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Review: Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars offered extraordinary vocal music from the 16th century. Read story.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Danú Bring a Christmas Gathering to Campbell Hall

Gathering together for traditional ballads and jigs is the way Irish band Danú warms the holiday season. Read story.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Tallis Scholars Are Abstract yet Ravishing

British superstars of Renaissance vocal music will sing works by Byrd, Josquin, and Turges on Friday, December 5, at 8pm. Read story.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Review: Czech Philharmonic at the Granada Theatre

French Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet blazed with the spirit of Liszt. Read story.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Review: Rigoletto at the Granada Theatre

Strong direction and an exciting performance by Andrea Carroll made this a Rigoletto to remember. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Danish String Quartet’s Fellowship of the Bow

The world-class string quartet will make its Santa Barbara debut on Tuesday, November 18. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

wild Up Is Making Music That Matters

Conductor Christopher Rountree just wants to make orchestra more fun. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Opera Santa Barbara Amps Up Rigoletto

Verdi’s classic opera remains one of the most popular musical compositions in history. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Review: Joshua Bell and Alessio Bax at the Granada Theatre

In a recital that was a feast for refinements and subtleties, Joshua Bell and Alessio Bax appear to enjoy an ideal partnership. Read story.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
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