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Music Director Roger Kalia with OSM musicians at Tongva Park, Santa Monica
Guest artists for June 11 concert: Chelsea Chaves (soprano) and Nicholas Preston (tenor)

Next OSM Orchestra concert

“Beethoven & Broadway” – June 11, 7:30 pm

*** FREE ADMISSION:  Tickets required ***

Use promo code ADULT-GUEST

See Eventbrite ticketing for June 11 concert

(see Orchestra Concerts page for details)

Save the dates for OSM’s 2022-2023 season
Oct 15, 2022 (Sat. evening)
Feb 11, 2023 (Sat. evening)
May 7, 2023 (Sun. matinee)

*May 2022 Release*

We Gather: Black Life in Santa Monica told through Music, Visuals, and Narrative

is an exciting film collaboration between the orchestra and our talented local partners.  The project involves new music, artwork, narrative, and images portraying past to present-day experiences of the Santa Monica Black community. Set to original music composed by Derrick Skye and performed by OSM musicians, historic-based scenes tell moving and compelling storylines in an innovative way. Please visit the link below to view and read more about “We Gather” on Vimeo. OR, play the embedded video here on OSM’s website and view in full screen mode. Learn more by reading the “We Gather” film notes.

Watch “WE GATHER” on Vimeo…

OSM "We Gather" Project Partners

We invite you to watch our Facebook interview discussing this project, to learn about the music commission, art commission, and unique perspective on Santa Monica Black life, all culminating in the making of this film.

We Gather Musicians 

To help support this special production, please visit www.OrchestraSantaMonica.org/donate/

This film is made possible in part by Art of Recovery, an initiative of the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs. Additional funding provided in part by the Los Angeles County Board Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture.

For the latest information on upcoming programs, find us at www.facebook.com/OrchestraSM.  Many past video programs can be seen in OSM’s Facebook video section and various Classical Music Watch Parties are archived at Roger’s Watch Party YouTube playlist site.