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North State Symphony presents its third Masterworks Concert of the season

Symphony to showcase Saint-Saens and a new generation of classical music artists. in "Pulling Out the Stops".

Posted: Feb 4, 2020 4:57 PM

CALIFORNIA -  The North State Symphony will perform its third Masterworks Concert of the season, "Pulling Out the Stops", on Saturday and Sunday in Redding and Chico.

The concert will feature the iconic Saint-Saens Organ Symphony as well as young classical music talent from across the region.

Inspire by Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Saint-Saens created the beautiful Symphony No. 3, popularly known as the Organ Symphony.  The program also includes 2019's Young Artist Audition High School Winner Oliver Moore performing the romantic themes in Liszt's First Piano Concerto.

Youth Orchestra members from Chico and redding will join the symphony for Danzon No. 2 by composer Arturo Marquez, assisted by Butte MTAC Youth Orchestra Director Yoshie Muratani and Shasta Chamber Strings Orchestra Director Dr. Jeff Specht. 

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 8th at the Cascade Theatre in Redding (tickets are available at the Cascade Theatre Box Office or cascadetheatre.org) and 2 p.m. Sunday, February 9th at Laxson Auditorium on the CSU, Chico campus (tickets at the University Box Office or at chicostatetickets.com).

Maestro Scott Seaton will present information about the performances and the Symphony one hour before the start of the concerts. www.northstatesymphony.org

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