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  • • La Traviata Postponed to June 2021• To our Opera SB Family, We have made the tough decision to postpone our 20|21 Season Opener, La Traviata that was scheduled for September 15 & 17 at the Granada Theatre. We have rescheduled the production for June 4 & 6,......

  • • Opera Santa Barbara Elects Christina Omdahl to Board of Directors and Welcomes Board Intern Eric Capelle • Opera Santa Barbara is honored to welcome Christina Omdahl, a Practice Manager and Human Resources Manager with Alta Orthopaedics to its Board of Directors. Her election took......

  • • Opera Santa Barbara Elects Nick Burlett to Board of Directors • Opera Santa Barbara is honored to welcome Nicholas (Nick) Burlett, a Director of Engineering at Green Hills Software to its Board of Directors. His election took place in February of this year.  “I’m......

  • FACEBOOK LIVE STREAMING SCHEDULE Together apart: Stay connected with Opera SB as we livestream some of our favorite recent opera productions! Follow us on the Opera SB Facebook page to stay updated and catch the show either live or in the days following. We will have the productions......

  • To our Opera SB Family, It is with heavy hearts that we have made the tough decision to cancel our production of Romeo and Juliet that was scheduled for May 1 & 3 at the Lobero Theatre. Team OSB and I have tried to remain optimistic in hopes that the......

  • Opera Santa Barbara has been part of this community for over 25 years and the health and safety of our patrons, artists, and staff is a top priority. Due to impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) you will find updated information below regarding the remainder of our......

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  • The Opera Santa Barbara family mourns the unexpected loss of our beloved Maestro Valéry Ryvkin, our Artistic Director and Principal Conductor from 1999 until 2008. Valéry was not only a consummate musician and terrific conductor, but also, and perhaps more importantly, a human being of rare......

  • In a pilot program to make opera more accessible to North County residents, Opera SB will be offering free bus transportation for residents to the Sunday Matinee performance of its first opera sung in Spanish, Mexican-American composer Daniel Catán’s Il Postino (The Postman) on Sunday,......

  • Opera Santa Barbara is thrilled to offer a variety of events in anticipation of its next opera Il Postino (The Postman) on March 7 and 8 at the Lobero Theatre. All events are free and open to the public. Download the Event Schedule: ENGLISH // SPANISH......

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