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As part of our first noontime concert at the downtown SB Public Library, Opera SB is excited to include a Kimono Show presented by Takako Wakita.Ms. Wakita is a long-time supporter of Opera Santa Barbara and is thrilled to celebrate our season opener, Madama Butterfly, with a presentation...

Opera SB Celebrates World Opera Day with Week of Free Opera Events World Opera DayOpera SB will celebrate World Opera Day, October 25, 2019 with a week of free opera events for the Santa Barbara community. All events are free and open to the public. This...

See the New Digital Projections for Opera SB's Madama Butterfly Opera Santa Barbara's 2019/20 Season opener, Madama Butterfly, will be the third production in the company's 26-year history. Giacomo Puccini's classic is one of the world's most beloved operas. It is also often produced and as...

Meet the cast for Opera Santa Barbara’s 19|20 Season Opener Madama ButterflyThe cast is made up of quite a few familiar faces--some of who made their Opera SB debuts during our special 25th Anniversary season last year. This production will be our third time to...

Join Opera SB in their first Opera Pop Up at SOHO!WHAT is an Opera Pop Up you might ask?We want those who are "opera curious" and already fans to hear opera in a fun setting beyond the big theaters. And yes, there is an opera...

OSB Development Director Marylove Thralls Returns to Freelance Consulting PracticeOpera Santa Barbara is officially announcing that Development Director Marylove Thralls will be vacating her position to return to her marketing consulting practice, ML Creative Consulting, as of September 1.Over the past two years Ms. Thralls...

• Opera Santa Barbara Elects Mahri Kerley and Dylan Minor to Board of Directors •Opera Santa Barbara is honored to welcome Mahri Kerley, founder of Chaucer’s Bookstore and Dr. Dylan Minor, Head of School at Anacapa School to its Board of Directors. Both elections took...

• Opera Santa Barbara Elects Patricia Dixon and Josepha DiRado to Board of Directors •Patricia Dixon (L); Josepha DiRado (R)“As we conclude our 25th anniversary season, we are thrilled to welcome to the OSB Board Josepha DiRado, one of our company's earliest supporters, and Patricia...

Meet our Onegin! Baritone Lee Poulis, who made his OSB debut as Ford in 2014's Falstaff returns to the Santa Barbara stage in Eugene Onegin in the title role. Name: Lee PoulisRole: Eugene OneginHometown: Greenlawn, NYWhat's the best love story in opera? Walther and Eva from Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg....

Meet our Lenski! OSB Studio Artist Alumnus Elliott Deasy returns to the OSB stage in Eugene Onegin as Lenski.Name: Elliott DeasyRole:LenskiHometown: Tulsa, OklahomaWhat's the best love story in opera? Der Rosenkavalier. For some reason that love story resonates with me. I see new love sparking, a lustful old man,...

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