MASTERWORKS1 REFLECTIONS REDDING | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 | 7:30 PM CASCADE THEATRE CHICO | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 | 2 PM LAXSON AUDITORIUM Sara Davis Buechner, piano BARBER School for Scandal Overture RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 Opening night will thrill you with the sounds of the Second Symphony of Sibelius—a masterwork of bracing sweep credited with launching the composer’s international career. MASTERWORKS2 INFECTIOUSRHYTHMS CHICO | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11 | 7:30 PM LAXSON AUDITORIUM REDDING | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 | 2 PM CASCADE THEATRE Chloé Trevor, violin MTAC Youth Symphony | Yoshie Muratani, Director Shasta College Pre-Symphony | Matthew Brooks, Director BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture PINKSTON Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (World Premiere) RAVEL Tzigane MONCAYO Huapango STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919) This concert is a rhythmic frenzy, including one piece which features young, up and coming symphonic artists. For more information, call the North State Symphony office at 530-898-5984. To purchase tickets, contact the University Box Office at 530-898-6333; chicostatetickets.com or the Cascade Theatre Box Office at 530-243-8877; cascadetheatre.org. TOGETHERWEAREINSPIRED T he 2017–18 North State Symphony concert season will bring to life wondrous classical masterpieces and fun pops concert favorites. If you have yet to experience the incredible music-making of the North State Symphony, please join us for our Masterworks series, our NSS Pops series, or both! We are your orchestra, and we look forward to sharing our music with you! Scott Seaton Music Director, North State Symphony 46 NORTHSTATESYMPHONY 2017–2018