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North State Symphony to perform "Rising Above" Concerts in Chico and Redding

The North State Symphony continues its "Better Together season with "Rising Above," as the commemorate Carr and Camp Fire survivors and first responders in a musical tribute to the strength and resilience of North State Communities.

Posted: Nov 7, 2019 5:57 PM

CALIFORNIA - The North State Symphony continues its "Better Together season with "Rising Above," as the commemorate Carr and Camp Fire survivors and first responders in a musical tribute to the strength and resilience of North State Communities.

The program begins with Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 7, composed when he was just 12 years old.  Chicago Symphony Orchestra Assistant Principal Clarinetist John Yeh will ben perform with the orchestra Aaron Copland's jazzy Clarinet Concerto, followed by a "triple concerto" by composer Maria Grenfell, the Concertino for Clarinet, Cello, Double Bass and String Orchestra. That will feature NSS principal cellist Carol Jacobsen and principal double bass, Michael Schwegerus.   the program concludes with Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Music Director and NSS Conductor Scott Seaton says, "This concert is about new beginnings,  youthful energy, collaboration, and artistic inspiration."  

The performances are at 7:30 Saturday, November 9th at Laxson Auditorium on the CSU, Chico campus and at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Cascade Theatre in Redding.   Tickets are FREE for Carr and Camp Fire survivors and first responders. A free pre-concert talk with Conductor Seaton begins one hour before the performances. Click here for ticket information. 

On Friday, November 8 from 2 - 5 p.m. the orchestra's rehearsal will take place at the Museum of Northern California Art on the Esplanade in Chico as part of their "Please Be Seated" art bench exhibit that reflects on a year ago. Tickets are $20.  The event precedes the Free opening of the exhibit, which includes a silent auction fundraiser for the Paradise High School Art Program. The bidding closes at 5 p.m. Sunday, November 10th. The exhibit runs through December 29th. 

In Redding, North State Symphony musicians performed "Spring" from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and other chamber music at Shasta County Arts Council's "Art From the Ashes - Seeds of Regrowth" exhibition opening event October 12th. The exhibition runs through November 15th, with fire-inspired art by local artists and students for sale. Proceeds will benefit wildfire recovery efforts at the Whiskeytown National Recreation area. 

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