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Santa Barbara Symphony Cancels “Poulenc & Saint-Saëns” with Guest Organist Cameron Carpenter

Posted: March 30, 2020

Plans while the orchestra is off stage include free performance broadcasts.

(March 30, 2020) Santa Barbara, CA  As the Santa Barbara community works together to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Santa Barbara Symphony announces the cancelation of “Poulenc & Saint-Saëns” with guest organ soloist Cameron Carpenter scheduled for April 18 and 19, 2020. It is not currently possible to reschedule this program; prompt…

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Santa Barbara Symphony Reschedules An American in Paris

Posted: March 12, 2020

New dates June 13-14, 2020

(March 12, 2020) Santa Barbara, CA The Santa Barbara Symphony has been keeping a close eye on developments related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and is taking proactive steps to prioritize the health and safety of our musicians, visiting artists, employees, patrons, and our community at large. In consideration of, and in cooperation with, the Granada Theatre, our board, staff, and musicians,…

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PLEASE READ - March 5 2020: A Message from the Santa Barbara Symphony About the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Posted: March 05, 2020

(March 5, 2020) Here at the Santa Barbara Symphony, we feel deeply connected to our community and our patrons. We understand that the current situation regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) has triggered concern. We want to take this moment to make you aware of the actions we are initiating to help keep all of us safe.

The Santa Barbara Symphony is…

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Santa Barbara Symphony Thrills with This Season’s Live-to-Film Extravaganza, An American in Paris

Posted: February 21, 2020

Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron charm their way through post-war Paris in this iconic film directed by Vincente Minelli and featuring guest Constantine Kitsopoulos leading the Symphony through a live orchestral performance of George Gershwin’s Oscar-winning sc

(February 21, 2020) Santa Barbara, CA — The Santa Barbara Symphony presents a musical love letter to the City of Lights featuring a screening of Academy Award-winning film An American in Paris with live accompaniment from the Santa Barbara Symphony under the baton of guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulous. This engaging and light-hearted Hollywood classic stars…

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Santa Barbara Symphony Captivates with Heartfelt and Evocative Performances Featuring Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Posted: January 15, 2020

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead the orchestra in a performance of Mozart’s Overture to “La Clemenza di Tito,” Symphony No. 39 and Michael Gilbertson’s “Graffiti,” while rising-star cellist Thomas Mesa will thrill with his rendition of Tchaikovsky’

(February, 2020) Santa Barbara, CA— The Santa Barbara Symphony presents a youthful program that segues from the masters to the shining stars of the future with “Reif Conducts Tchaikovsky and Mozart,” February 15 and 16 at the Granada Theatre. Under the baton of guest conductor Christian Reif, this event will include a performance of Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer Michael Gilbertson’s…

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