Elegance and Mastery April 29, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Elegance and Mastery     April 29, 2023 @ 7:30 pm The Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Michael Nowak close the 2022/2023 season with a concert immortalizing two titans of classical music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Dmitri Shostakovich. Both Mozart and Shostakovich demonstrate a mastery of the symphony in this program. Mozart helped give…

Breaking Boundaries February 25, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Breaking Boundaries   February 25, 2023 @ 7:30 pm The Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Michael Nowak will lead the audience through three groundbreaking works from innovators of the 19th and 20th centuries. From the first chord of his Symphony No. 1, Ludwig van Beethoven defied the norms of his neoclassical paradigm, helping to…

Baroque Jubilee December 2 @ 7:30 pm

Baroque Jubilee   December 2 @ 7:30 pm Join the Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra chamber players and Maestro Nowak for a joyous celebration of beloved Baroque composers, a holiday season tradition in the Santa Maria Valley. The jaunty rhythms and ringing chords of Johann Sebastian Bach represent the Germanic Baroque tradition in the program, while…