Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra

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2015-16 Season

Experience exquisite performances as we highlight such composers as Robert Schumann and Felix Mendelssohn. Become a season subscriber today. Season Opening Party, All 4 Lobero Series Concerts, Chamber Concert at the Museum, and the highly anticipated Music-Dialogue! event...

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Supper Club

Prior to the concert, 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.Food and beverage service starts 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

 Just as Mendelssohn makes a musical difference between the fairies and the humans in his overture, Igor Stravinsky musically distinguishes between the natural and supernatural realms in his breakthrough ballet, The Firebird, borrowing techniques from his teacher, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. 

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


Get your reservation today for the fabulous “Fire & Ice” opens the 2015-16 season.

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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