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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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  • May 23, 2017

    Small and Weinman Join OSB Board

    Two highly accomplished individuals have joined Opera Santa Barbara’s Board of Directors. Eric Small is a noted yoga practitioner and advocate for its use in treating multiple sclerosis and other disorders. Robert W. Weinman is a retired physicist and prominent supporter of performing arts organizations…

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  • May 17, 2017

    The Backstory of ‘Brundibár’

    The children’s opera Brundibár is a musical jewel for young and old despite its grim history at the showcase Nazi concentration camp at Theresienstadt (Terezín). Fred Golden details the work’s creative wonders and tragic backstory in the video below. Treat yourself and your kids to…

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  • May 02, 2017

    S.B. Youth Opera to Present Children’s Opera ‘Brundibár’

    The Santa Barbara Youth Opera, in collaboration with Ojai Youth Opera and the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, will present a fully staged production of Brundibár, Jewish Czech composer Hans Krása’s uniquely affecting children’s opera, at the Lobero Theatre on Saturday, May 20. Performances will take…

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