Worlds Apart. Or Are They?

Ji Hye Jung performing Caroline Shaw's "Boris Kerner" - Camerata Pacifica 11/18/16 Hahn Hall

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The eclectic musical musings of Camerata Pacifica Artistic Director Adrian Spence were in full evidence last Friday in Hahn Hall. Apropos for this company’s beginnings as Bach Camerata, the night was devoted to making a connection between the music of Bach and that of some 20th & 21st century composers. It all began with Bach’s brief…

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Marathon Man

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Capt. Scott Kelly has traveled 143 million miles in space, including 340 days as mission commander on the International Space Station studying the long-term effects of space travel on humans. He came to Santa Barbara and thrilled audiences with 3 appearances relating his story and philosophy with a great mix of humor, humility and…

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A stage full of young talent

Andy Radford conducts the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony 11/13/16 Lobero Theatre

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From humble beginnings as an ensemble run by high school students in 1963 to a full orchestra today, the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony has provided the opportunity for young musicians aged 12 to 18 to perform challenging classical and other works. Under the direction of the indefatigable Andy Radford, the first…

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