26th Annual Mozart by Candlelight Thanksgiving Concert
West Coast Chamber Orchestra will perform a jubilant program featuring soloists Laura Pearson, viola, and Tamsen Beseke, violin.
When: Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, 8 p.m.
Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St. , Santa Barbara
Cost: $10 - $25
Age limit: Not available
Presented by Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts.
On the menu are three masterworks by Superstar W.A. Mozart (1756-
1791): Adagio in E Major for Violin & Orchestra (K261), Simphonie Concertante in A Major (K 364) and Symphony 17 in G (K129), along with compositions by his celebrated contemporaries: Overture to Iphigénie en Aulide by Christoph Williband Gluck (1714 – 1787) and Sinfonia Veneziana by Antonio Salieri m(1750-1825). Music Director Christopher Story VI will conduct the first half of the concert, and Michael Shasberger, Guest Conductor, will assume the podium after intermission. As a delicious entrée to the holiday season, Mozart by Candlelight Concert has been embraced by audiences as a local tradition for decades. The elegant Gothic-style, stone church venue with its soaring ceilings adds drama and vintage ambiance to the 18th century music.
General $25; Students & Seniors $20; Children & Handicapped $10 (Info: 962-6609)
Event posted Nov. 1, 2012
Last updated Nov. 1, 2012