Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts
Mozart By Candlelight
    a Thanksgiving tradition for over 30 years

West Coast Chamber Orchestra
Associate Conductor

Friday, November 29th 
at 8pm

Trinity Episcopal Church
Downtown Santa Barbara
State & Micheltorena


Tickets: (805) 963-4408

Rondo in C Major, K. 373 (1781)
for Violin and Orchestra

Clarinet Concerto (1791)
Julia Heinen, basset clarinet 


Concert Aria, K. 217 (1775) 
Voi avete un cor fedele
Celeste Tavera, soprano 

Symphony No. 40 in G Minor
 K. 550 (1788) 

Julia Heinen has performed hundreds of clarinet recitals throughout the United States. In February 2003 she performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall culminating in a recording released in the Fall of 2007 by Centaur Records. A new CD of chamber works for the Tapestry Ensemble was released in the spring of 2012 by PARMA. Dr. Heinen is a member of the faculty at California State University Northridge.

Celeste Tavera is a National Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Competition in New York City. She has performed roles with New York City Opera National Tour, San Diego Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Santa Barbara Grand Opera and San Francisco Western Opera Theater. Ms. Tavera has performed as soprano soloist for the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Pacific Symphony, and San Diego Chamber Orchestra. She studied voice and vocal performance at Cal State Fullerton and Long Beach State University, and has taught voice at Westmont College in Santa Barbara for nine years. 


The basset clarinet revealed, and a faithful heart denied

SANTA BARBARA, CA Mozart By Candlelight, West Coast Chamber Orchestra’s annual candlelit Thanksgiving celebration of the glorious music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, takes place on Friday, November 29th at 8pm in the Gothic embrace of Santa Barbara’s Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Santa Barbara (State & Micheltorena). The program, conducted by Founder/Conductor Christopher Story VI and Associate Conductor Dr. Michael Shasberger, will include Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto performed as originally intended on basset clarinet, and the Symphony No. 40 in G Minor. Also on the program, an arrangement by Mozart of Baldessare Galuppi’s popular aria for soprano Voi avete un cor fedele (A faithful heart, refused), and the Rondo for Violin & Orchestra.


  • WEST COAST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: MOZART BY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT presented by Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts. Founder/Conductor Christopher Story VI and Associate Conductor Dr. Michael Shasberger, with soloists Tamsen Beseke violin, Julia Heinen clarinet, and soprano Celeste Tavera.

  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29th at 8PM: Trinity Episcopal Church (State & Micheltorena) in downtown Santa Barbara.

  • PROGRAM: Rondo for Violin & Orchestra, Clarinet Concerto (played on basset clarinet), Aria for Soprano & Orchestra “Voi avete un cor fedele,” Symphony No. 40 in G Minor.

  •  TICKETS: $25 general/$20 seniors/$10 Children to 19.