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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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Recent News & Press

  • 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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  • February 13, 2017

    Bayrakdarian Headlines ‘Cunning Little Vixen’ Cast

    Superstar soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian will headline Opera Santa Barbara’s ambitious new production of Czech composer Leoš Janácek’s heartwarming and imaginative The Cunning Little Vixen at the Granada Theatre on March 3 and 5. Performances will take place at 7:30 pm on Friday, March 3, and…

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  • February 09, 2017

    Kostis Protopapas Podcast

    In his second podcast of the season, Opera Santa Barbara Artistic Director Kostis Protopapas offers up a veritable seminar on Leoš Janácek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen.” Remember, OSB will present this unique and heartwarming opera at the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara on March 3…

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  • January 31, 2017

    Free Masterclass Series

    Opera Santa Barbara will offer a series of free Masterclasses, featuring professional coaches working with members of Opera Santa Barbara’s Mosher Studio Artist Program. Following this the Spring 2017 schedule: March 18: Warren Jones Faculty Member of the Manhattan School of Music, Music Academy of the…

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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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