MASTERWORKS3 PULLINGOUTTHESTOPS REDDING | SATURDAY, FEB. 8 | 7:30 PM | CASCADE THEATRE CHICO | SUNDAY, FEB. 9 | 2 PM | LAXSON AUDITORIUM Oliver Moore, piano | 2019 Young Artist Audition High School winner Butte MTACYouth Orchestra | Yoshie Muratani, Director Shasta College Youth Strings | Jeff Specht, Director MARQUEZ | Danzon No. 2 Youth Orchestra Side-by-Side LISZT | PianoConcertoNo.1 SAINT-SAËNS | SYMPHONY NO. 3 “ORGAN” Saint-Saëns crafted his “Organ Symphony” with the “king of instruments” taking center stage. Young musicians are a highlight of this concert, featuring Young Artist Audition winner Oliver Moore and youth orchestras joining the symphony for works by Liszt and Marquez. NSSPOPS! OUREXPANDINGUNIVERSE RED BLUFF | SATURDAY, APRIL 4 | 2 PM | STATE THEATRE REDDING | SATURDAY, APRIL 4 | 7:30 PM | CASCADE THEATRE CHICO | SUNDAY, APRIL 5 | 2 PM | LAXSON AUDITORIUM Experience the final frontier as the North State Symphony performs some of Hollywood’s greatest sci-fi and television themes. You will be on the edge of your seat with music from Star Trek, Apollo 13, Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and more! This exciting program will also highlight music from The Planets by Gustav Holst. NORTHSTATESYMPHONYCHAMBERMUSIC HOLIDAYCONCERTS CHICO | FRIDAY, DEC. 13 | 7:30 PM | FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH RED BLUFF | SATURDAY, DEC. 14 | 7:30 PM | STATE THEATRE REDDING | SUNDAY, DEC. 15 | 4 PM | ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH KevinAnderson, baritone | 2019YoungArtistAuditionCollege winner Join us for a festive and family-friendly performance of sacred and popular holiday music, including a traditional carol sing-along. 59 TICKETS | ChicoStateTickets.com or 530.898.6333 • NorthStateSymphony.org or 530.898.5984 • CascadeTheatre.org or 530.243.8877 MASTERWORKS4 ODETOJOY:BEETHOVEN’S250th CHICO | SATURDAY, MAY 9 | 7:30 PM | LAXSON AUDITORIUM REDDING | SUNDAY, MAY 10 | 3 PM | CASCADE THEATRE Rebecca Sjöwall, soprano Molly Mahoney, mezzo-soprano Michael Desnoyers, tenor Ben Brady, bass-baritone Shasta College Choirs | Elizabeth Waterbury, director Simpson University Choirs | Steve Kim, director TBA | WORLD PREMIERE BEETHOVEN | Symphony No. 9 ConcludingtheseasonandBeethoven’s250thAnniversarycelebration ishismonumentalSymphony No. 9,aworkshowcasingthe power,heroism,humanity,andrevolutionaryspiritofBeethoven’s groundbreakingandvisionaryvoice.Inadditiontoourfourphenomenal soloists,wewillhavemorethan100voicesfromthecombinedchoruses ofShastaCollegeandSimpsonUniversity.Theperformancebegins withaworldpremierebythewinneroftheNorthStateSymphony CompositionCompetition. MASTERWORKS2 RISINGABOVE CHICO | SATURDAY, NOV. 9 | 7:30 PM | LAXSON AUDITORIUM REDDING | SUNDAY, NOV. 10 | 3 PM | CASCADE THEATRE John Yeh, clarinet Carol Jacobson, cello Michael Schwagerus, double bass MENDELSSOHN | String Symphony No. 7 COPLAND | ClarinetConcerto GRENFELL | Concertinoforclarinet,cello,doublebass,andstringorchestra VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS | Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis In a concert that celebrates resilience and hope, Chicago Symphony clarinetist John Yeah performs Copland’s lyrical Clarinet Concerto, and Ralph Vaughan- Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis expresses bountiful optimism.