Santa Barbara Symphony to Dazzle in An Evening with Sinatra

The Santa Barbara Symphony joins with critically-acclaimed singer, pianist, and songwriter Tony DeSare in a dazzling performance of Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits for its 70th Anniversary season finale. An Evening with Sinatra is one-night-only, on Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Granada Theatre.  Travel back to a time when swing was king and […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Spring Youth Ensembles Concerts

The concerts on May 6 & 7 are FREE and open to the community The Santa Barbara Symphony announces its spring Youth Ensembles performances on May 6 & 7, featuring the talented young musicians of our community, and spotlighting the impact of Music Education. All Youth Ensembles performances are free and open to the public; […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Platinum Sounds on May 13 & 14

The Santa Barbara Symphony’s 70th Anniversary season performs its penultimate program titled Platinum Sounds: The Santa Barbara Symphony Turns 70 on Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 14 at 3:00 p.m., preceded by a pre-concert “Conversations with Kabaretti” at 2:00 pm on Sunday. This platinum anniversary concert highlights The Symphony’s brilliant principal […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Beethoven Dreams

Conductor Nir Kabaretti has curated a Beethoven-centric program, that renews the Symphony’s enduring collaborative relationship with Ensemble Theatre Company’s Artistic Director, Jonathan Fox, who will direct the West Coast premiere of Ella Milch-Sheriff’s staged monodrama, The Eternal Stranger (based on a dream by Beethoven). Beethoven’s poetic Piano Concerto No. 4 and the composer’s brilliant Symphony […]

K-LITE shares the love… K-LITE 101.7 Valentine’s Day Radiothon!

Say “I Love You” this Valentine’s Day on K-LITE 101.7 with a song request and personal dedication benefitting the Santa Barbara Symphony Music Education Programs Santa Barbara, CA – Music is the universal language of love. So, it’s befitting that K-LITE 101.7 Morning Show hosts Gary Fruin and Catherine Remak have selected The Santa Barbara […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Names New Principal Flute, Amy Tatum

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce Amy Tatum has been appointed to the position of principal flute. After receiving over 150 applications, 70 professionals traveled to Santa Barbara to vie for this top flute position. Tatum will be joining the orchestra for their next concert on January 20 and 21, Plains, Trains & […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents -Plains, Trains & Violins – The Journey of a Lifetime

The Santa Barbara Symphony’s 70th Anniversary season continues with Plains, Trains & Violins: The Journey of a Lifetime on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, January 22, 2023, at 3 pm, preceded by a pre-concert “Conversation with Kabaretti” at 2:00 pm.  Conductor Nir Kabaretti has crafted a symphonic journey that speaks to […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Downtown with The Santa Barbara Symphony

The Santa Barbara Symphony is thrilled to announce its beloved New Year’s Eve concert tradition. Downtown will be dazzling with the music of Broadway and other celebratory symphonic favorites, on Saturday, December 31 from 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm at the Granada Theatre. Pops conductor and host Bob Bernhardt will be joined by acclaimed guest […]

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