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Review: Yuja Wang at UCSB’s Campbell Hall

The phenomenal pianist brought depth, sinew, and that incendiary red mini dress to UCSB on Monday night. Read story.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Review: Ray Chen at Hahn Hall

Violinist Chen and pianist Julio Elizalde synchronized wit and muscle to take on Prokofiev. Read story.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Third Time’s the Charm for Yuja Wang

The acclaimed virtuoso Yuja Wang will give her third Santa Barbara recital at UCSB’s Campbell Hall on Monday, October 14. Read story.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Ted Atkatz Explores the Possibilities of Percussion

The Santa Barbara Symphony opens with Christopher Rouse’s Der Gerettete Alberich. Read story.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Ray Chen’s Full Life

This top young violinist loves food and fashion. He also plays Hahn Hall October 9. Read story.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Walt Disney Concert Hall Turns 10

Celebrating the timely and touching ten-year history of the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Read story.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Susan Nicely Stars as Julia Child in Bon Appetit!

This one-time-only lunchtime opera comes to Center Stage Theater on September 30. Read story.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Review: Camerata Pacifica Season Opener at Hahn Hall

Three Americans, ragtime, and a theatrical reprise ignited a fresh season for Camerata Pacifica Read story.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Review: Violinist Itzhak Perlman in Recital at Granada Theatre

The legendary music master and ambassador of good will was joined by pianist Rohan de Silva. Read story.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Fall Arts Preview: Classical

This classical season abounds with exotic options and familiar favorites. Read story.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Violinist Paul Huang Opens the 2013-2014 Camerata Pacifica Season

Twenty-three-year-old Paul Huang is making new classical music fans, one airport at a time. Read story.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Best of the Met in Hahn Hall

The popular Met Live in HD series at the Music Academy’s Hahn Hall offers afternoon encore screenings on three consecutive days—September 7, 8, and 9. Read story.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Review: Music Academy of the West Cabaret

Gerald Sternbach led the Academy’s voice fellows in a dazzling revue at Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort on Thursday, August 8. Read story.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Review: Music Academy of the West Festival Finale

Conductor James Gaffigan summoned reserves of brilliance and beauty from musicians and singers. Read story.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Review: Academy Festival Orchestra at First Presbyterian Church

This annual concert of mostly baroque music has become one of the Music Academy’s most popular. Read story.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Billy Collins & Aimee Mann

Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, Former U.S. Poet Laureate ... Read More