Così fan tutte, February/March 2004
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Unfortunately, three of the four artists scheduled to perform at the February 11 noontime concert have fallen ill, and we are canceling the concert.

The concert will be re-scheduled and we will post the new date next week.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

The Opera Ball!

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Opera Santa Barbara invites you to The Opera Ball, a Masquerade Gala honoring Marilyn Horne for her outstanding contributions to the operatic art form.

The event will be held Friday, February 13, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Four Seasons Biltmore Resort Loggia Ballroom.

The event will feature:

  • A Cocktail Reception
  • Three-Course Dinner
  • Operatic Arias and Duets performed by the cast of L’italiana in Algeri
  • A live auction with auctioneer Andrew Firestone
  • A Silent Auction Party Book
  • Dancing to the music of local DJ Gavin Roy

Tickets are $275 per person, $2,200 for a Table of 8 and $3,500 for a VIP Table of 8

Suggested attire is Black Tie Optional with Masks

To purchase tickets, call 805.898.3890.

Pop Up Opera at SB Museum of Art!

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On Thursday, November 7, Opera Santa Barbara will present a Pop-Up Opera at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. The performance will take place at 5:00 pm in one of the museum’s galleries. The musical pieces have been specifically selected to pair with the permanent collection presentation Art to Zoo: Exploring Animal Natures.

CLICK HERE to read more about this.

Rigoletto Opening Night Gala Dinner!

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Opera Santa Barbara cordially invites you to a Gala Dinner celebrating the launch of our 21st Season and the opening night of Verdi’s Rigoletto.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Two Thousand Fourteen

5:00 pm

The Granada

Your evening will include:

Valet Parking

3-course pre-opera dinner catered by Rincon Events featuring wines by Palmina

Opening Night performance of Rigoletto

Post-performance dessert celebration with the cast, conductor and director

$250 per person (ticket holders) or $375 per person (includes a Section A opera ticket)

Black Tie Optional

To make your reservation, call 805.898.3890

An Operatic Evening in Verona

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Opera Santa Barbara and the Bacara Resort & Spa are partnering on an extraordinary night of fine wine, fine food and fine music!

Fumanelli DinnerInspired by Verona, the “City of Love” as made famous by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this elegant evening offers the perfect coupling of fine wine, fine food and fine music! Verona’s top winemaker, Armando Fumanelli, proprietor of Fumanelli Cellars, will present four Fumanelli wines, paired with a lovely reception and four-course tasting menu by Executive Chef David Reardon. Each course will be preceded by Italian arias and duets performed by guest artists from Opera Santa Barbara.

Dinner will be served in Bacara’s magnificent circular Rotunda, situated above the resort’s lobby and courtyard. With soothing natural light filling the space, French windows and a private terrace, the Rotunda offers 360 degree views of Bacara’s magical seaside property. Architectural elements such as the beamed ceiling and massive wrought iron chandelier will be complemented by stunning floral displays by Bacara’s creative director, Lorrene Balzani.

An Evening in Verona includes:

  • Wine reception on the Bacara’s beautiful Rotunda terrace
  • Four-course dinner by Executive Chef David Reardon with Italian wine pairings in the Bacara’s spectacular circular Rotunda – CLICK HERE for a Full Menu
  • Italian opera performances with soprano Lisa Eden, baritone Daniel Mobbs and pianist Cathy Miller Popovic.

The cost for this evening $150 per person, which includes tax and gratuity.

To purchase your tickets, CLICK HERE.