2008 Summer Classical Music Guide

Christopher Taylor

Flute Focus

A four-day seminar of recitals and masterclasses featuring Jill Felber and Marianne Gedigian. Wed., June 25, and Sat., June 28. Recitals on Wed. and Thu., 8pm; masterclasses daily from 9am-12:30pm and 3:30-6pm. UCSB’s Karl Geiringer Hall.

Academy Festival Orchestra

With Larry Rachleff, conductor, performing works by Hindemith and Brahms. Sat., June 28, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0761.

Chamberfest

Music of Elliott Carter, Maurice Ravel, William Bolcom, and J.S. Bach. Tue., July 1, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 969-8787.

Picnic Concert

With the Academy Fellows. Picnic in the gardens at 5:30pm, followed by a concert in Hahn Hall. Thu., July 3; Fri., July 11; Fri., Aug. 1; Thu., Aug. 7; and Thu., Aug. 14, 7:30pm. Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Santa Barbara Symphony Patriotic Concert

Free concert. Fri., July 4, 5pm. County Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa St.

Chamberfest

Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. Tue., July 8, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0761.

Christopher Taylor, piano

Messiaen’s Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant Jesus. Wed., July 9, 7:30pm. Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Concerto Competition Finals

Sat., July 12, 10am-6pm. Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Chamberfest

Featuring the Tak¡cs Quartet. Tue., July 15, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0371.

Music Academy Open House

Wed., July 16, 1, 3:15, and 7:30pm. Lehman and Hahn halls, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Tak¡cs Quartet

Part of a visiting artists’ recital. Thu., July 17, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0371.

The Voices of Romance

The Vineyard Valley Theatre Company, in association with Opera Santa Barbara, presents a musical benefit for People Helping People. Fri., July 18, 7pm. Savannah Farms, 6903 Foxen Canyon Rd., Santa Ynez. Call 646-6090.

Academy Festival Orchestra

Nicholas McGegan, conductor. Sat., July 19, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0371.

Chamberfest

Tue., July 22, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0371.

Marilyn Horne Foundation Vocal Competition

Sat., July 26, 10am. Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Concerto Night

Daniel Hege, conductor. Sat., July 26, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0371.

Musical Insights Dialogue

With William Bolcom and Jim Svejda. Mon., July 28, 7:30pm. Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Chamberfest

Featuring William Bolcom and Joan Morris. Tue., July 29, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0371.

Vocal Chamber Music

Directed by Warren Jones. Thu., July 31, 7:30pm. Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Chamber Music Marathon

Sat., Aug. 2, 10am. Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd. Call 969-8787.

Vocal Masterclass with Marilyn Horne

Sat., Aug. 2, 3pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0761.

• Critic’s Pick:

The Wedding

West Coast premiere of William Bolcom’s comic opera, based on the Robert Altman film of the same title. Fri., Aug. 8, 8pm and Sun., Aug. 10, 2:30pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0761.

Academy Chamber Orchestra

Anne Manson, conductor. Sat., Aug. 9, 8pm. First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance Ave. Call 687-0754.

Canadian Brass

Visiting artists’ recital. Mon., Aug. 11, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0761.

Chamberfest

Faculty artists and fellows perform. Tue., Aug. 12, 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 963-0761.

Community Concert

The Academy Festival Orchestra, conducted by Peter Oundjian, will be joined by Jennifer Feinstein, mezzo-soprano, the women of the Santa Barbara Choral Society, and the Santa Barbara Children’s Chorus for this performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in D Minor. Sat., Aug. 16, 8pm. Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. Call 899-2222.

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