Santa Barbara Symphony News
Santa Barbara Youth Symphony to Present Free Concert on February 21
February 11, 2016
Ensemble’s second outing of the season will take place at the Lobero Theatre and include works by Doppler, Bizet, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Beethoven.
For Immediate Release: February 11, 2016
Contact: Tim Dougherty
Santa Barbara, CA — The Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, whose accomplished members hail from throughout the region, will present a free concert at the Lobero Theatre on February 21. Featuring selections from Doppler’s Concerto for 2 Flutes, the Bizet L’Arlésienne Suites, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, as well as “Procession of the Nobles” from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mlada, the performance will begin at 4 pm. The Lobero Theatre is located at 33 East Canon Perdido Street in Santa Barbara.
Consisting of some 70 musicians ages 12 to 18 from Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony is the capstone program of the Santa Barbara Symphony’s award-winning Music Education Center, which organizes outreach activities for area children of all ages. The ensemble is led by Music Director Andy Radford, principal bassoonist of the Santa Barbara Symphony, and members are selected through audition. The February 21 performance will feature solo turns by flutists Eliana and Elizabeth van Renterghem of Santa Barbara.
The Santa Barbara Youth Symphony will take part in a community concert at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art on March 5 before concluding its season at the Lobero Theatre on May 22. For more information, call 805-898-8785.