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2017/2018 Season

All performances at the Granada Theatre


Jules Massenet | November 3 & 5, 2017

The Barber of Seville

Gioachino Rossini | March 2 & 4, 2018

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  • July 14, 2017

    Subscription Sales Underway for New Season

    Subscription sales have begun for Opera Santa Barbara’s 2017-18 season, which will open with a sumptuous production of Jules Massenet’s sultry Manon on November 3 and 5, followed by a sprightly staging of Gioachino Rossini’s enduring comic masterwork The Barber of Seville on March 2…

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  • June 29, 2017

    Steven Sharpe Stepping Down as OSB General Director

    Steven Sharpe, who charted an ambitious course for Opera Santa Barbara over 11 years, spearheading the company’s first world premiere and otherwise elevating its stature through a series of new and expanded programmatic initiatives, is stepping down as general director. The company will immediately conduct…

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  • June 06, 2017

    Noontime Concerts Scheduled for 17/18 Season

      Opera Santa Barbara’s popular Noontime Concert series is now scheduled for the 2017/2018 Season. Concerts will be performed in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Ojai, Solvang and Santa Maria. A total of 26 free concerts will be offered this season! Following is the list of free…

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