UCSB Arts & Lectures PresenTS 

She is the Wonder Woman of violinists, physically able to respond to whatever is thrown at her but also temperamentally and theatrically transformative.
— Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times


Santa Barbara Recital Debut
Leila Josefowicz violin   John Novacek piano

Violinist Leila Josefowicz captivates audiences with her technically precise and emotionally resonant performances. One of today’s preeminent soloists, she performs with the world’s most prestigious orchestras and conductors such as the Berlin and New York Philharmonics and Royal Concertgebouw. With a “ferocious technical command and commitment that are uniquely hers” (Chicago Tribune), the MacArthur Fellow makes her Santa Barbara recital debut with a diverse program that underscores her virtuosic skills.

Elevate your experience! Purchase includes complimentary tastings of favorite Central Coast wines/craft beers paired with savory bites from C’est Cheese.


SIBELIUS Valse Triste, op. 44, no. 1 (arr. Friedrich Hermann)
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata No 1. in F Minor, op. 80
Kaija SAARIAHO Calices
MAHLER Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 (arr. Otto Wittenbecher)
ZIMMERMANN Sonata for Violin and Piano

(Program subject to change)

Up Close & Musical Series Sponsor: Dr. Bob Weinman


Wed, Nov 8 / 7 PM / Hahn Hall

$40  / $9  UCSB students (with valid ID)

A Hahn Hall facility fee will be added to each ticket price.