25th Anniversary Gala Concert
Date/TimeSaturday, January 26 at 6 PM
Opera Santa Barbara celebrates 25 years with a non-stop hit parade of opera favorites sung by Isabel Bayrakdarian, Nina Yoshida Nelsen, Karin Wolverton, Audrey Babcock, Adam Diegel, Nathan Granner, Lee Poulis, Todd Thomas and Kevin Thompson, accompanied by the OSB Orchestra. Former OSB Artistic Director Valery Ryvkin joins Artistic and General Director Kostis Protopapas in conducting a concert honoring OSB co-founder Marilyn Gilbert. The evening begins with a champagne reception on the Lobero Esplanade, and concludes with cocktails, dinner, and dancing at the El Paseo restaurant following the performance.
- CHAMPAGNE & ICE CREAM RECEPTION: 5 PM
- CONCERT: 6 PM
- #GALA25 PARTY: 7:30 PM