March 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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 is Salonen’s 14th appearance as conductor for Community Art Music Association (CAMA). Over the past 25 plus years, Salonen has conducted 11 concerts with the LA Phil from 1993 to 2008 followed by 3 concerts with the Philharmonia—more than any other conductor in the 100-year history of CAMA. Salonen will lead the Philharmonia in a performance of Arnold Schoenberg’s Romantic tone poem Verklärte Nacht.