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2016/2017 Season

All performances at the Granada Theatre


Georges Bizet | November 4 & 6

La Rondine

Giacomo Puccini | April 28 & 30

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  • September 22, 2016

    Opera Santa Barbara Auditions

    Opera Santa Barbara is inviting submissions from qualified California-based artists interested in being considered for leading and featured roles in our mainstage productions. Managed and unmanaged artists are welcome to apply provided they meet the requirements below: Have sung a leading or featured role with…

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  • January 12, 2017

    Frederick Sidon to be Honored at Opera Ball Gala

    Opera Santa Barbara will honor Emeritus Director Frederick Sidon at its annual Opera Ball gala on Friday, February 17, in the Four Seasons Biltmore’s Loggia Ballroom. “Belle Époque France” will be the theme of the fundraising event, which will include cocktails, dinner, and a live…

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  • December 20, 2016

    Opera Santa Barbara To Receive NEA Grant

    Opera Santa Barbara will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help defray costs associated with its new production of Leoš Janácek’s The Cunning Little Vixen, which the company will present at the Granada Theatre on March 3 and…

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  • October 20, 2016

    OSB Names Mosher Studio Artists for 2016-17

    Opera Santa Barbara has named four outstanding young vocalists Mosher Studio Artists for 2016-17. Under an expansion of the company’s artist residency program begun last year, the four standout singers and an apprentice vocal coach will take part in Opera Santa Barbara productions, community events…

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Opera Santa Barbara
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RT @GranadaSB: The Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series continues on 1/9 w/ the John Wayne American western, The Shootist! https://t.co/xV4
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#SantaBarbara Public Library card a world of possibilities https://t.co/s7SkSGS3QJ. #OSBNoontime concerts in @SolvangUSA 2/8 3/8 5/10.
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Proud and honored to receive @NEAarts grant for our production of #Janacek's #OSBVixen @GranadaSB @SantaBarbara https://t.co/0HpcdcFsSr

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