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North State Symphony showcases new artists

Masterworks series continues this weekend in Chico and Redding.

Posted: Feb 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Chico, Calif. -  The North State Symphony presents another installment of its Masterworks series, "Soloistic Sensations," with performances on Saturday February 23rd and Sunday February 24th. 

The Saturday performance is at 7:30 p.m. at Laxson Auditorium on the CSU, Chico campus and the Sunday performance is at 2 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre in Redding.

Italian operatic composer Giuseppe Verdi's "Overture to Nabucco" will be followed by "Concerto for Marimba" by Brazilian composer Ney Rosauro, Hungarian pianist composer Franz Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1," Russian Sergi Prokofiev's "Piano Concerto No. 1" and Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Capriccio Espagnol".

The winners of the Chico and Redding Symphony Guild's Young Artists Auditions will perform with the symphony. Eric Whitmer of Palo Cedro won the 2018 High School Division and Chuang Li, a junior at Humboldt State University won the College/University Division.

Maestro Scott Seaton will conduct a free pre-concert talk one hour before each performance.

For ticket information visit www.northstatesymphony.org

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