Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra

Lobero Box Office (805) 963-0761

SBCO Office (805) 966-2441


Single Tickets On Sale

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. 

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Strings Tango

The newly restored Mural Room of the Santa Barbara Courthouse will be the setting for the spicy, Spanish-flavored concert, Strings Tango on November 15, 2016. Led by Joel Pargman, the outstanding ensemble will include fellow violinist Carrie Kennedy, violist Colleen Sugata, and cellist Paula Fehrenbach. This concert is currently sold out but interested patrons may call to be added to the waitlist. 

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Come Hear the Difference

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.

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The 2016-17 Season presents a wealth of world-class artistry performed by a critically acclaimed orchestra. Read More »

Supper Club

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

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Become a Supporter

Consider making a donation to the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra.

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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