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Worth the Drive: A Streetcar Named Desire

An unobtrusive score by Andre Previn lifts the language of the original out of the gutter of New Orleans' Latin Quarter and sets it down somewhere on the Astral Plane. Read story.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Review: Santa Barbara Symphony at Granada Theatre

Guest soloist Sara Sant’Ambrogio was featured in Dvořák cello concerto. Read story.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Review: Richard Goode at the Lobero Theatre

Wednesday’s recital focused on the composer’s final works for solo piano. Read story.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Review: Paul Galbraith at Lobero Theatre

Classical guitar innovator Paul Galbraith brought his pizzicato purity to Santa Barbara on May 8. Read story.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Jessye Norman Is a Diva with a Spine

Soprano Jessye Norman will discuss her new memoir, Stand Up Straight and Sing!, on May 16 at Hahn Hall. Read story.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Review: Camerata Pacifica at Hahn Hall

On the cusp of its silver anniversary, Camerata Pacifica ends season big. Read story.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Review: L.A. Phil

Gustavo Dudamel’s powerhouse reign with the Los Angeles Philharmonic continues. Read story.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Review: Igudesman and Joo at the Ventura Community Presbyterian Church

The Ventura Music Festival kicked off its 20th anniversary year on Friday, May 2. Read story.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Review: Jennifer Koh at Hahn Hall

Jennifer Koh ventures the violin frontier in her final installment of Bach and Beyond. Read story.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Jennifer Koh Goes Bach and Beyond

For brilliant violinist Jennifer Koh, music is all about connections. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Review: Camerata Pacifica at Hahn Hall

Camerata Pacifica shows off its exquisite personnel of wind players as strings take the month off. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Review: Santa Barbara Symphony at the Granada Theatre

Nir Kabaretti’s orchestra tackles Copland, Milhaud, and Beethoven. Read story.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Review: Stephen Hough at the Lobero Theatre

British pianist Stephen Hough demonstrated signature clarity in a poetic program of short works, presented by CAMA. Read story.

Monday, April 14, 2014

The New York Philharmonic Joins Forces with Music Academy

The world-renowned orchestra teams up with the Music Academy for a four-year residency. Read story.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Review: Joshua Bell at the Granada Theatre

Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields held the Granada audience captive with spiritual sway. Read story.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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