Cielo Foundation 
for the Performing Arts


West Coast Symphony Orchestra
West Coast Chamber Orchestra
Bach By Candlelight
Mozart By Candlelight



Founded by conductor Christopher Story VI in 1969 and incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 1978, the Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts has presented classical music concerts in Santa Barbara, California, for over 40 years. The popular annual Fiesta Concert with the West Coast Symphony Orchestra in the world famous Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens each August, and the Bach By Candlelight and Mozart By Candlelight concerts by the West Coast Chamber Orchestra at Thanksgiving and in late Spring each year, gives the Cielo Foundation a year-round presence in the community. 

Upcoming Concert Info...

Bach By Candlelight - Monday, May 29 at 7:00 P.M.


Featuring included works:


Air on the G String Concerto for Violin, Flute, and Harpsichord  BWV  1044 


Cantata 51 “Jauchzet”


My Heart Ever Faithful, from cantata 68


Cantata 209 (Non sa che sia dolore)                  with soloist Nichole DeChaine, soprano



July 4 Patriotic concert with a return engagement by America’s Tenor Steve Amerson!