Beethoven Dreams

Beethoven Dreams

In collaboration with the Ensemble Theatre Company

Saturday, April 15, 2023 | 7:30pm

Sunday, April 16, 2023 | 3:00pm

Concert Duration: Approximately 2 hours 

The Granada Theatre.

This all-Beethoven and Beethoven-influenced program renews our 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 No. 4 conclude the program.

Repertoire

Ella Milch-Sheriff | The Eternal Stranger (based on a dream by Beethoven) – West Coast Premiere
Ludwig van Beethoven | Symphony No. 4 in G major, Op.58
Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Concerto No. 4

The Artists

Nir Kabaretti, Conductor
Jonathan Fox, Director
Inna Faliks, Pianist

*Program content and concert dates may be subject to change: check our website for regular updates.

Learn more about the music: read the Program Notes COMING SOON.

Access the Digital Concert Program COMING SOON.

Ukrainian-born American pianist Inna Faliks has made a name for herself through her commanding performances of standard piano repertoire, as well genre-bending interdisciplinary projects, and inquisitive work with contemporary composers. After her acclaimed teenage debuts at the Gilmore Festival and with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, she has appeared on many of the world’s great stages in recital and with many major orchestras and conductors. is professor and head of Piano Studies at UCLA, and in demand world-wide as a masterclass artist and adjudicator.   

Please note: The safety of our patrons, artists, orchestra members, and staff is our top priority. Therefore we are complying with the Granada Theatre’s Covid Safety protocols. Concert goers must show proof of vaccine or negative covid test, and all patrons must wear masks inside the theatre. Learn more important details about the Granada’s Covid requirements here.

*Program content and concert dates may be subject to change: check our website for regular updates.

Conducted by The Santa Barbara Symphony’s
World Renowned Conductor

Nir Kabaretti

Nir Kabaretti has worked with some of the world’s most sought-after musicians. Some of his most well-known collaborators include Lang Lang, Placido Domingo, Joyce Di Donato, Angel Joy Blue, Vadim Repin, Gilles Apap, Hélène Grimaud, and André Watts.

A very warm and special thank you
to our 2022/23 season donors and the sponsors making
this event possible!

Concert
Sponsors
Principal Concert Sponsor
-- Todd & Allyson Aldrich --
Artist Sponsors
-- Susan Aberle --
Selection Sponsors
-- Eve Bernstein --
-- George Konstantinow & Helene Segal --
Howard Jay Smith & Patricia Bivans Dixon --
-- Dr. Bob Weinman --

2022/23 Concert Season Sponsor

Sarah & Roger Chrisman

Corporate Season Sponsor

Grand Venue Sponsor

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