Tag archives: SBMC

The Grand Return of Opera SB
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 7, 2022

Grand opera is returning to the Granada Theatre. After Opera Santa Barbara’s (OSB) two-plus years filled with ways to creatively cope with the COVID pandemic that ranged from virtual performances, to two Concerts in Your Car outdoor staged adaptations (that included, appropriately, a version of Carmen) and a season of smaller, shorter one-acts, reworkings, and […]

Crowded Classical Calendar
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 6, 2020

The “core four” of Camerata Pacifica’s chamber musicians chairs – violinist Paul Huang, violist Richard O’Neill, cellist Ani Aznavoorian, and pianist Warren Jones – congregate in various formats for an enticing program at Hahn Hall on Friday, February 7. Sandwiched around 250th birthday boy Beethoven’s Sonata in C Major for Piano & Cello, Op. 102, […]

50 Years of SBMC
By Richard Mineards   |   October 3, 2019

Santa Barbara Music Club, which provides free concerts to the public, is celebrating its half century! The organization has evolved from a private women’s club to the largest public series of classical music concerts in Santa Barbara County, and is supported wholly by membership dues, donations, bequests, and grants. In addition to the twice-monthly concerts, […]