Bernstein & Americana
Evening: Saturday, February 17, 2018; 8:00 PM
Matinee: Sunday, February 18, 2018; 3:00 PM
Location: The Granada Theatre
Getting the jump on what promises to be a worldwide centennial celebration, the Santa Barbara Symphony marks the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with some of his best-known works, including melodies from the ballet Fancy Free and his timeless West Side Story accompanied by the exquisite voice of Lisa Vroman, and the Santa Barbara Choral Society. The program also features works by fellow American composers Aaron Copland and Robin Frost, with exceptional Symphony soloists taking turns in the spotlight.
Nir Kabaretti, Conductor
- Copland: Quiet City
- Robin Frost: Piano Concerto
- Bernstein: Selections from Fancy Free, Candide, Mass, West Side Story
Programming change as of 6/5/2017: Christopher Rouse's Infernal Machine has been removed from the program
This project is funded in part by the Organizational Development Grant Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission.