The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, under the musical direction of the distinguished Maestro Heiichiro Ohyama, has released its grand eight-concert line-up for the 2016-17 season. The organization’s reputation for excellence has long attracted musicians of extraordinary achievement and excellence. Single Tickets and Subscriptions are now available.
Often cited as the most popular song cycle in Western art music, Robert Schumann's exquisite Dichterliebe fairly bursts with emotion, its tunefulness and lyricism as affecting as they are accessible. It’s the perfect musical selection for Valentine’s Day, made all the more special on this occasion by a turn on viola by Maestro Ohyama.
Welcome to a “new season” of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra! We have been listening to you, our loyal patrons, and have created a season we are sure you will enjoy. Our full-orchestra Lobero Series accentuates the masterful conducting of Maestro Ohyama as he leads the talented musicians that you have come to know over the years.
The SBCO gave lyricism and life to both the works by Mozart. Like finely crafted crystal, these pieces were specimens of proportion and light.”
We are fortunate to enjoy the quality performances which the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra brings to us.”
As long-time supporters of SBCO we have seen the orchestra grow into the fine ensemble it is today. It plays a vital role in the cultural richness of this community.”