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Community Invited to a FREE Symphony Season Preview Event

Join Music & Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti for musical performances, and a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming 2023-24 Season Attendees will enjoy performances, champagne reception & ticket offers The Santa Barbara Symphony is inviting the community to a FREE Season Preview event on Thursday, September 7 at the Lobero Theatre. A welcome reception on the […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Renews Commitment to Musicians in New Three-Year Contract

The Santa Barbara Symphony and the American Federation of Musicians are pleased to announce a new three-year contract, extending through June 2026. The contract was ratified by both the Symphony Board of Directors and musicians on June 22, 2023, demonstrating a mutual commitment to collaboration and the vibrant future of symphonic music in the Santa […]

Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2023/24 Season

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: The Santa Barbara Symphony announces its 2023/24 season, continuing a musical legacy focused on the transformative power of music. Music & Artistic Director Nir Kabaretti, now in his 18th season with the Santa Barbara Symphony, has curated an expansive eight-month-long musical journey that spotlights local, national, and international talent, as well as community, […]

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 […]

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