Santa Barbara Symphony & Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts to Present ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ Family Concert

Contributed by Tim Dougherty The Santa Barbara Symphony, in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, will present a special family performance of The Carnival of the Animals, Camille Saint-Saëns’ delightful musical suite, at 3 pm on Saturday, November 25, in the Granada Theatre. Conducted by special guest Lara Webber and featuring pianists Robert Cassidy and Santa Barbara Symphony Principal Natasha […]

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Local kids perform community concerts

Local kids perform community concerts Staff Report Local children were featured performers in two free community concerts presented in February by the Santa Barbara Symphony Music Education Center and the Santa Barbara Unified School District at the Marjorie Luke Theatre and San Marcos High School Auditorium. The concert on Feb. 2 featured participants in BRAVO!, an afterschool program that provides […]

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Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Santa Barbara Symphony

Staff Report The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor David Lockington, will provide stirring orchestral accompaniment to screened excerpts from Disney’s beloved Fantasia films at the Granada Theatre on January 28 and 29. Also featuring Hindemith’s richly colorful Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber as well as Maestro Lockington’s own Ceremonial Fantasy Fanfare, the performances will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, […]

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