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Santa Barbara in Concert
Saturdays, 8-10 p.m. on KDB, 93.7 FM, Santa Barbara and KESC, 99.7 FM, San Luis Obispo

Classical KUSC brings you a series of concerts from the Central Coast Saturdays at 8 p.m. in Santa Barbara on 93.7 FM, KDB. Santa Barbara in Concert features a variety of leading musical ensembles from the Central Coast, from Opera Santa Barbara, the Music Academy of the West, CAMA and Camerata Pacifica, to the Quire of Voyces, Festival Mozaic and the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra.

Santa Barbara in Concert is hosted and produced by Robin Pressman who also hosts and produces the daily Central Coast Calendar of arts events on KDB. Gail Eichenthal is executive producer of the series.

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Program Listing

December 10, 2016
Quire of Voyces
The Mysteries of Christmas

December 17, 2016
The Santa Barbara Choral Society
Hallelujah Project including Alison Sweeny narrating ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”

February 4, 2017
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
Heiichiro Ohyama, conductor
Wendy Chen, piano

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
Gershwin: Concerto in F

Recorded Oct. 8, 2016 at the Lobero Theatre

February 11, 2017
Festival Mozaic
Scott Yoo, conductor

Wolf: Italian Serenade
Korngold: Sextet for Strings
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15, Opus 132

Recorded July 18th 2016 at Congregation Beth David in San Luis Obispo

February 18, 2017
Santa Barbara Symphony
Nir Kabaretti, conductor
Jon Lewis, trumpet soloist

Wagner:  Overture to Die Meistersinger
Hummel:  Trumpet Concerto in E flat
Brahms:  Symphony No. 2 in D
Encore:  Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5

Recorded March 13, 2016 at the Granada Theatre

February 25, 2017
Camerata Pacifica
Adrian Spence, director
Joanne Pearce Martin and Gavin Martin, pianos

Bach/Sitkovetsky:  Goldberg Variations, for String Trio, BWV 988
Bartok:  Sonata for Two Pianos & Percussion

Recorded Sept. 16, 2016 at Hahn Hall, Santa Barbara