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Event Listings

Our upcoming events are listed below:


<i>Rachmaninoff's Most Popular</i>
2015/2016 SB Symphony
Rachmaninoff's Most Popular
Single Tickets On Sale 9/15/2015

Sergei Rachmaninoff has earned a special place in the hearts of classical music aficionados the world over. In February, your Symphony pays tribute to this remarkable composer and piano virtuoso. Join us as we feature some of Rachmaninoff’s most often performed piano pieces, taking you on a magnificent journey to his last composition, Symphonic Dances, considered by many to be the masterpiece and summary of his musical genius.

Sat 2/13/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Rachmaninoff's Most Popular
Sun 2/14/16 3:00PM The Granada Theatre Rachmaninoff's Most Popular


<i>Maestro's Favorites</i>
2015/2016 SB Symphony
Maestro's Favorites
Single Tickets On Sale 9/15/2015

In 2006, Maestro Kabaretti came to the Santa Barbara Symphony to inspire musicians and thrill audiences. Now, in this 10th anniversary celebration of his astonishing tenure, he continues his legacy in remarkable fashion. We encourage you to be part of this historic event, which includes two of the beloved masterworks from his first concerts as Music Director, and features one of our orchestra’s own great stars, Principal Trumpet Jon Lewis, as soloist in the Hummel Trumpet Concerto.

Sat 3/12/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Maestro's Favorites
Sun 3/13/16 3:00PM The Granada Theatre Maestro's Favorites


Montréal Symphony Orchestra
The Montréal Symphony Orchestra (Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal) was founded in 1934 and stands today as one of North America’s great orchestras. The orchestra has produced nearly 100 recordings, earning 48 national and international awards.

Thu 3/24/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Montréal Symphony Orchestra


<i>Sounds of the Ocean</i>
2015/2016 SB Symphony
Sounds of the Ocean
Single Tickets On Sale 9/15/2015

In this nod to Santa Barbara’s intrinsic relationship to water, we perform three of the most memorable pieces on the subject, including Debussy’s masterpiece, La Mer. Maestro Kabaretti also welcomes back the remarkably talented young violinist Timothy Chooi as he performs one of the best loved violin concertos of all time, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

Sat 4/9/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Sounds of the Ocean
Sun 4/10/16 3:00PM The Granada Theatre Sounds of the Ocean


Los Angeles Philharmonic
2015-2016 CAMA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
The incomparable Los Angeles Philharmonic returns for its much anticipated yearly visit to Santa Barbara, this time under the baton of young Czech maestro Jakub Hruša who is Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Prague Philharmonia, Principal Guest Conductor of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and a regular guest conductor of other world leading orchestras.

Sun 5/1/16 4:00PM The Granada Theatre Los Angeles Philharmonic


Best of Classical Guitar
2015/2016 SB Symphony
Best of Classical Guitar
Single Tickets On Sale 9/15/2015

All good things must come to an end, but don’t fret! We finish our season with the musical treat of classical guitar. Rediscover the brilliant film composer and Santa Barbara resident, Elmer Bernstein, in his evocative Guitar Concerto. Your season then closes with Bruckner’s most popular work, his Symphony No. 4. It’s a night that’s certain to leave you counting down the days until our next season begins!

Sat 5/14/16 8:00PM The Granada Theatre Best of Classical Guitar
Sun 5/15/16 3:00PM The Granada Theatre Best of Classical Guitar