T he North State Symphony’s 19th season is about being better together. With a triple concerto welcoming the return of some of our favorite past soloists, a collaboration with local youth orchestras, and Beethoven’s monumental ninth symphony, the stage will be packed with amazing soloists and our wonderful orchestra in a celebration of unity during every concert. So, grab a friend and join us at a symphony concert! Music is better made and shared together. Scott Seaton Music Director North State Symphony NORTHSTATE SYMPHONYSEASON NORTHSTATESYMPHONYCHAMBERMUSIC PRANKSTERSANDLEGENDS REDDING | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19 | 7:30 PM | OLD CITY HALL CHICO | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 | 2 PM | ZINGG RECITAL HALL NIELSEN | Serenata in Vano STRAUSS | Till Eulenspiegel einmal anders! BEETHOVEN | Septet In this more intimate program, members of the North State Symphony explore music from composers who were disrupters and not always content playing by the rules. Join concertmaster Terrie Baune and friends in an evening that continues our celebration of Beethoven and later composers who found inspiration from his methods. MASTERWORKS1 BEETHOVENTRIPLE REDDING | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 | 7:30 PM | CASCADE THEATRE CHICO | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 | 2 PM | LAXSON AUDITORIUM Andrew Sords, violin Erik Anderson, cello Dianna Anderson, piano TORKE | Ash BEETHOVEN | Triple Concerto SCHUBERT | Symphony No. 3 Soloist favorites return to perform Beethoven’s monumental Triple Concerto, and Michael Torke’s Ash pays homage to Beethoven with shards of melody in search of a theme. Franz Schubert’s Third Symphony is full of fresh melodic invention. 58 NORTH STATE SYMPHONY 2019–2020