Santa Barbara Symphony Invites Community to a
FREE Season Preview & Performances

The Santa Barbara Symphony invites the community to a FREE Season Preview event on Thursday, September 1, from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm at The Lobero Theatre.  Hosted by Music & Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti, this preview is open to the public and an opportunity to hear all about the upcoming 2022/23 70th anniversary season […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Names Juli Askew its New Development Manager

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce that Juli Askew has been promoted to Development Manager of the Santa Barbara Symphony, to lead the organization’s development efforts.   A beloved member of The Symphony team, Askew has been instrumental in the success of all of its special events. With attention to relationships and personal touch, […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Two Community Leaders to its Board of Directors

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors: Anne Sage, and Rachel Kaganoff Stern. These appointments continue the Symphony’s commitment to expand its community impact and deliver on its mission to bring joy, engagement, and connection through symphonic music. “We are honored to welcome these community leaders […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Unveils 70th Anniversary Season

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce its 2022/23 70th anniversary season.  The Symphony, under the leadership of Music & Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti, an internationally recognized conductor who lives in Santa Barbara, has curated an expansive season that weaves community, collaboration, and cultural traditions into a nine-month musical journey that is uniquely Santa […]

Dr. Daniel Gee Appointed Music Director of the
Santa Barbara Youth Symphony

The Santa Barbara Symphony is pleased to announce that Dr. Daniel Gee will be joining the organization as the Music Director of the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony for the 2022/23 season. Gee is an Assistant Professor of Music at Westmont College, where he conducts the College Choir and Chamber Singers. The Symphony’s strategic partnership with […]

Violin Superstar Anne Akiko Meyers Returns to Perform with the Santa Barbara Symphony for “Fandango Picante”

Anne Akiko Meyers performs Fandango, an epic mariachi-inspired concerto, which recently made its world premiere with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl Arturo Márquez, the legendary Mexican composer of “Fandango” will be in Santa Barbara for performances, rehearsals, and community events Conducted by Maestro Nir Kabaretti, the program highlights Mexican and […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents “Sonic Boom” in Partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s Van Gogh Exhibit

Symphony welcomes world-renowned American organist Cameron Carpenter Experience the immersive sound of the Santa Barbara Symphony Concert spotlights new artistic partnership with Santa Barbara Museum of Art, with works Van Gogh himself may have heard and been inspired by (March 3, 2022) Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara Symphony presents “Sonic Boom” on Saturday, […]