Plains, Trains, & Violins

Event Description

Welcome to a celebration of the influences of music of the Americas —- with local ties to Santa Barbara. The performance includes Uruguayan born, Grammy© nominated American composer Miguel del Águila’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, The Journey of a Lifetime (El viaje de una vida), with violin soloist Guillermo Figueroa, and the concert world premiere of the late Academy©-award winning, American composer and former Santa Barbara resident, Elmer Bernstein’s Toccata for Toy Trains—his score for an animated film by Ray Charles Eames, arranged into a concert piece especially for the Santa Barbara Symphony by the composer’s son, Peter. Antonín Dvorak’s magnificent Symphony No. 9, From the New World, will round out the program.

The Artists
Nir Kabaretti, Conductor
Guillermo Figueroa, Violin


Elmer Bernstein, arr. Peter Bernstein |  Toccata For Toy Trains concert suite

Miguel Del Águila |   Concerto for Violin  El viaje de una vida 

Antonín Dvorak | Symphony No. 9 “from the New World”

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The Granada Theatre – 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Date & Time

01/22/2023 3:00 pm


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Single Tickets on Sale Sept. 1, 2022 – $35, $55, 80,. $115, $175  at The Granada Box Office