Orchestra Santa Monica


OSM Orchestra Concerts (2022-2023 Season)

John Williams and Pictures at an Exhibition

Nov 19, 2022 (SAT) @ 7:30 pm
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School
600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica

Roger Kalia, conductor
Thomas Hooten, trumpet (bio)

John Williams: Highlights from Lincoln
ArutiunianTrumpet Concerto
Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition

Tchaikovsky and Skye

Feb 11, 2023 (SAT) @ 7:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church
1220 2nd St., Santa Monica

Roger Kalia, conductor
Jubilant Sykes, baritone (bio)

Derrick Skye: We Gather Suite (World premiere)
Copland: Simple Gifts from “Old American Songs”
Traditional spirituals
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Der Rosenkavalier and Operatic Favorites

May 7, 2023 (SUN) @ 2:00 pm
Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center*
Eli and Edythe Broad Stage
1310 11th St, Santa Monica

Roger Kalia, conductor
Fred Scholder, guest conductor 
Katherine Polit, soprano (bio)
Alejandra Martinez, mezzo soprano (bio)
Nicholas Preston, tenor (bio)
Abdiel Gonzalez, baritone (bio)
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Verdi: La Forza del Destino Overture
Arias by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, and Bernstein


OSM will performs its May 7 concert at the elegant Santa Monica College Broad Stage.

These programs are made possible in part by grants from the City of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Arts Commission. Orchestra Santa Monica is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture. Funding for our orchestra concerts is also being received from the Music Performance Trust Fund.

*This performance does not constitute an endorsement by Santa Monica College.