CAMA—Wednesday, March 20, 2019, The Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, 8:00 PM—Philharmonia Orchestra with Esa-Pekka Salonen


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019, 8:00 PM Philharmonia Orchestra Esa-Pekka Salonen, Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor Local favorite Esa-Pekka Salonen, former music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, returns to Santa Barbara for the third time as principal conductor of London’s world-class Philharmonia Orchestra. This will be Salonen’s 14th appearance as conductor for CAMA over the past 25+ years—11 concerts with the LA Phil from 1993 to 2008 followed by 3 concerts with the Philharmonia. Fittingly, he’ll lead the Philharmonia in a performance of Arnold Schoenberg’s Romantic tone poem Verklärte Nacht – originally a string sextet later arranged for string orchestra – as well as Anton Bruckner’s expansive Symphony No.7. PROGRAM: Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op.4 Anton Bruckner: Symphony No.7 in E Major PRE-CONCERT LECTURE BY SIMON WILLIAMS, PROFESSOR EMERITUS, UCSB DEPARTMENT OF THEATER AND DANCE; OPERA AND THEATER CRITIC Lecture will begin at 7:00 PM; doors to The Granada Theatre will open for the lecture at 6:45 PM. Lecture seating is limited to the first 100 patrons. First come, first served. #CAMASB #CAMAat100 #CAMACentennial

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