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10/12/2013 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm



Season ‘Opening Night, ’ a Red Carpet Evening with Wagner, Percussion and Space


Saturday, October 12, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 13, 2013, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Nir Kabaretti, Conductor
Ted Atkatz, Percussion
Wagner: Tannhauser Overture
Christopher Rouse: “Der Gerettete Alberich” Percussion Concerto
Holst: The Planets Suite

The Santa Barbara Symphony’s 2013-14 season opens with a drum roll. The concerts feature a special ‘opening night’ theme. Grab your date for a festive VIP red carpet entrance to the concert featuring Wagner’s epic and bracing Tannhauser Overture, followed by Grammy and Pulitzer prize winning Christopher Rouse’s witty Percussion Concerto. Watch for guest soloist Ted Atkatz, who has been described by The New York Times as having reached the pinnacle of his profession. Following intermission, Maestro Nir Kabaretti leads the orchestra in Gustav Holst’s The Planets, seven movements portraying the astrological traits of the known planets of the composer’s time. The entire evening promises a rousing start to the Symphony’s season of rediscovery.

Date & Time: Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Matinee
A fascinating 30-minute Pre-concert Talk, “Behind the Music,” begins one hour before each performance
Location: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Cost: $35-$130

All Santa Barbara Symphony season concerts take place at The Granada Theatre. Each concert includes a pre-concert lecture, “Behind the Music” beginning one hour before the concert.


To purchase subscriptions for the Symphony’s upcoming 2013-14, call the Santa Barbara Symphony Office at (805) 898-9386.


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Fees: Cost: $35-$130

11-26-2013 4-58-55 PM
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