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 this performance by singers of the Santa Barbara and Ojai Youth Operas, accompanied by the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony. At the Lobero Theatre this Saturday, 2:30 & 5 p.m.



L'Elisir d'Amore, March 2016, Photo by David Bazemore