North Valley Chamber Chorale HANDEL’SMESSIAH SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 | 7:30 PM SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17 | 2 PM LAXSON AUDITORIUM Recognized around the world as the preeminent holiday performance, Handel’s Messiah is sure to brighten your holiday season. The North Valley Chamber Chorale, under the direction of Dr. David Scholz, will be presenting this perennial favorite, just in time for the Christmas holidays. Come and enjoy holiday classics, including “For Unto Us a Child is Born,” “Every Valley,” “Rejoice Greatly,” “The Trumpet Shall Sound,” and the famed “Hallelujah Chorus.” $30 PREMIUM | $22 ADULT | $20 SENIOR $12 YOUTH | $10 CHICO STATE STUDENT Free Pre-concert Lectures for Ticket Holders: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 | 6:30 PM | LAXSON AUDITORIUM SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17 | 1 PM | LAXSON AUDITORIUM Copresented with the North Valley Chamber Chorale —Dr. David Scholz, Artistic Director Holiday Spectacular FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8 | 7:30 PM LAXSON AUDITORIUM Chico’s favorite cocktail, world pop artists return to Laxson Auditorium and this time with China Forbes joining Thomas Lauderdale to front this most eclectic ensemble. Their latest album, Je dis oui!, is the band’s happiest in years; it features 15 tracks spanning eight languages (French, Farsi, Armenian, Portuguese, Arabic, Turkish, Xhosa and English), and affirms the band’s 22-year history of global inclusivity and collaborative spirit. $62 PREMIUM | $54 ADULT | $52 SENIOR | $44 YOUTH | $10 CHICO STATE STUDENT “One of the world’s most elegant live bands.” —The Times 10 CHICO PERFORMANCES2017–2018