Sat Oct 19, 2019; 8:00 pm Sun Oct 20, 2019; 3:00 pm
The Santa Barbara Symphony opens its 66th season with a burst of energy courtesy of the great Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.
Kabaretti Conducts: Mozart & Mahler
Sat Nov 16, 2019; 8:00 pm Sun Nov 17, 2019; 3:00 pm
Croatian soprano Lana Kos is making her Santa Barbara debut.
Sat Dec 7, 2019; 8:00 pm
In the spirit of the season, prepare to be delighted by your favorite holiday classics. (Special holiday add-on)
New Year’s Eve Pops
Tue Dec 31, 2019; 8:30 pm
Celebrating the music of Carole King, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and more! (Special holiday add-on)
Sat Jan 18, 2020; 8:00 pm Sun Jan 19, 2020; 3:00 pm
This performance will feature a new arrangement for piano four-hands and strings based on Johannes Brahms’ G minor Piano Quartet, Op. 25.
Reif Conducts Tchaikovsky & Mozart
Sat Feb 15, 2020; 8:00 pm Sun Feb 16, 2020; 3:00 pm
Hailed as one of his generation’s most promising conducting talents, German-born Christian Reif has impressed critics with his phenomenal poise and interpretive prowess.
An American In Paris
Sat Mar 21, 2020; 8:00 pm Sun Mar 22, 2020; 3:00 pm
Guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos, provides live accompaniment to a screening of one of the world’s greatest movie musicals.
Carpenter Plays Poulenc & Saint-Saëns
Sat Apr 18, 2020; 8:00 pm Sun Apr 19, 2020; 3:00 pm
Cameron Carpenter is an organist like no other, known for his musical brilliance and flamboyant performances.
Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Celebration
Sat May 16, 2020; 8:00 pm Sun May 17, 2020; 3:00 pm
The Symphony closes the season with a celebratory tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven, an artist who is arguably the defining figure in the history of Western music.