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Current Season & Tickets

2017-18 Our 70th Season

Singing for Santa Barbara since 1948, the 2017-18 Season marks our 70th continuous season of bringing great choral masterworks to our community locally, regionally, and globally. Here’s what’s planned:

NEXT UP…  a Memorial Day tribute to the men and women of our military who have sacrificed to keep us safe.



May 2018 – Memorial Day Tribute to the Armed Services sponsored by Pierre Claeyssens’ Veterans Foundation at the Santa Barbara Cemetery. FREE to all, no ticket required.

Please join us in this moving tribute of music and words honoring the sacrifices of our military men and women.


Sorry, you missed these already…

November 11, 2017 – 10 am – Veterans’ Day Tribute sponsored by Pierre Claeyssens’ Veterans’ Foundation and Veterans of Foreign Wars at Santa Barbara Cemetery.  FREE to all. No ticket required.

Please join us for a moving tribute of words and music honoring our nation’s military veterans.


December 9 and 10, 2017 – Hallelujah Project 5 at the Lobero Theatre – the family friendly holiday musical tradition continues with a program of traditional and classical seasonal favorites, this year, including the Vivaldi Gloria. This year, film and television star, Angela Cartwright, will be our Special Guest narrator.
Tickets: VIP/Patron $70, in honor of our 70th season; all other adults $25 in honor of Conductor JoAnne Wasserman’s 25th season; kids 7 to 17 with adult $7. Buy now at lobero.com or call the Lobero box office at (805) 963-0761.

  February 17 and 18, 2018 – Bernstein & Americana with Santa Barbara Symphony, Nir Kabaretti conductor, on the 100th anniversary of the great composer’s birth, at The Granada.

Tickets:  granada.org.


April 7 and 8, 2018 – Masterworks: Haydn Missa in Angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass), Vaughn Williams’ Benedicite, and a tribute to SBCS alumni, who will be invited to join the chorus in singing a number. At First Presbyterian Church, State and Constance Streets.
Tickets: $25 ADULT open seating and $70 VIP/PATRON RESERVED section (VIP ticket includes pre- or post-concert reception); just $7 KIDS 7 to 17 with adult.

 May 19, 2018 – ‘Sentimental Journey’ Our 70th Anniversary Gala at Rockwood Woman’s Club. Featuring the SBCS chorus in a concert of music from the 1940s, plus Cocktails & Canapés at the Copa, and live and silent auctions of fabulous vacation stays and themed items, followed by dessert and dancing to the Big Band/Swing sounds of the Les Rose Orchestra. Channel your inner Frank Sinatra or Ava Gardner, raid Grandma’s steamer trunk for fedoras, dresses, suits, and, that ever present ‘String of Pearls’, and join in on the fun! Period dress encouraged (and appreciated) but not required.

Tickets online here 
Individual open seating ticket: $125
Reserved Ring-side seat: $148  PATRON TABLE FOR 8: $1948