Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra

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Next Concert

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra's final performance of its 2015-16 Lobero Series is Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30pm.  Featuring virtuoso pianist Alessio Bax, the concert includes Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 107 “Reformation” and Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor". Maestro Ohyama will conduct.

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Supper Club

Prior to our Lobero concerts, we invite you and your friends to enjoy the Supper Club, a delicious hot supper served buffet-style. A great place to make new friends and engage with other chamber music aficionados. Beverage service starts at 5:30pm with dinner at 6:00pm to give you plenty of time to get into the concert hall for the 7:30pm concert...

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Concert Program Notes

Program notes for May 17, 2016 concert featuring composers: Mendelssohn and Beethoven. The year 1830 marked the 300th anniversary of the Augsburg Confession, a founding document of Lutheranism which contained 28 articles of faith and led to political recognition of German Protestantism.

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The 2015-16 Season presents a wealth of world-class artistry performed by a critically acclaimed orchestra. Read More »


Get your reservation today for Supper Club before our Lobero Concerts.

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The SBCO gave lyricism and life to both the works by Mozart. Like finely crafted crystal, these pieces were specimens of proportion and light.”

—The SB Independent

We are fortunate to enjoy the quality performances which the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra brings to us.”

—Michael Towbes

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.”

—Robert & Christine Emmons