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UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the Santa Barbara debut of the Handel and Haydn Society

Handel and Haydn Society

When: Wednesday, May 1, 8:00PM

Location: Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara

Tickets: (805) 893-3535 or www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu

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UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the Santa Barbara debut of Handel and Haydn Society, the revered period instrument orchestra from Boston, on Wednesday, May 1 at 8 p.m.

Please note: The venue has changed, and the concert will now take place at UCSB Campbell Hall.

Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky solos and leads the Grammy-winning orchestra in a concert featuring The Four Seasons – Vivaldi’s magnificent and much-loved masterpiece – as well as works by illustrious Italian composers Corelli, Geminiani, Locatelli and English composer Charles Avison.

Founded in Boston in 1815, the Handel and Haydn Society is America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization – and one of its most venerated. The group’s esteemed tradition of innovation and excellence began in the 19th century with the U.S. premiere of Handel’s Messiah, among other history-making feats. Now under the artistic direction of Harry Christophers, its internationally acclaimed Period Instrument Orchestra has set the gold standard in the field of early music performance.

Tickets to Handel and Haydn Society’s concert are $35 for the general public and $19 for UCSB students with a current student ID. For tickets or more information, call UCSB Arts & Lectures at (805) 893-3535 or purchase online at www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu.

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