The powerhouse names of Puccini, Rossini, and Wagner headline Opera Santa Barbara’s 2022-23 season, which will include a work by each composer. In addition, the California premiere of Jack Perla and Jessica Murphy Moo’s An American Dream, and the Santa Barbara premiere of the award-winning Broadway hit The Light in the Piazza.

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Giacomo Puccini’s

Sat | Oct 1, 2022
Granada Theatre

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Gioachino Rossini’s

Sun | Nov 13, 2022
Lobero Theatre

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Jack Perla’s

Sat | Feb 18, 2023
Lobero Theatre

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Adam Guettel’s

Thu | Mar 23, 2023
Center Stage Theater

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Richard Wagner’s

Sun | Apr 23, 2023
Lobero Theatre


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