Category Archives: Concerts


Watch Parties

Since March of 2020, North State Symphony has continued to stay in touch through virtual segments and interactive events, even though we've been unable to perform live music (due to Covid-19). Check out some of the fun we've been having with recent Watch Parties below, and stay tuned for additional Watch Parties throughout our 2020-21 Season!


Beethoven's 5th Symphony from an NSS September 2015 performance:

Beethoven's 7th Symphony from an NSS February 2018 performance:

Barber's Adagio for Strings from an NSS May 2019 performance:

Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture from an anNSS November 2017 performance:

Ney Rosauro's "Concert for Marimba" from an NSS February 2019 performance, joined by soloist and memer of the NSS percussion section, Eric Whitmer:  

Special Ticket Offer for Three Masterworks Concerts

If you heard our wonderful season opening concert - or even if you missed it! - and want to catch the the rest of our 2019-20  performances, we have a special ticket package just for you! With the assistance of our friends at the box offices in Redding and Chico, you can now purchase a ticket package to our three remaining Masterworks concerts in November, February and May AND get a discounted price! Save your favorite seats at the symphony, all season long!

For Chico concerts, either call the University Box Office, 530-898-4325 or click here to purchase tickets online.

For Redding performances, call the Cascade Box Office, 530-243-8877 or click here to purchase tickets online.

NSS POPS: Our Expanding Universe

UPDATE: The Chico performance has been cancelled due to concerns about COVID-19. More information is available here.

Experience the final frontier when the NSS performs some of Hollywood’s greatest Sci-Fi and television themes for our spring NSS POPS! concert. 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.

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 2:00 PM
State Theatre, Red Bluff

Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 7:30 PM
Cascade Theatre, Redding

Sunday, April 5, 2020 – 2:00 PM
Laxson Auditorium, Chico

New this year – season ticket-holders will be able to purchase NSS POPS! tickets at the same discount that you get for Masterworks! It’s like a bonus to your season ticket savings. Take advantage of this offer before single tickets to all concerts go on sale in August!

To purchase your 2019-2020 Masterworks season tickets, contact our box offices below.  You can also purchase single tickets for our Holiday, Pops, and Chamber Music concerts at the same time.

University Box Office (Chico)
Phone: (530) 898-6333
Summer hours: Monday to Thursday, 10am to 5pm

Cascade Theatre Box Office (Redding) 
Phone: (530) 243-8877
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11am to 6pm

State Theatre (Red Bluff)

Single tickets will be available through the Tehama Concert Series


Special Ticket Offer for Three Masterworks Concerts

Did you attend our wonderful season opening concert and love it? Or did your friends rave about the concert, inspiring you to check out our other concerts this season? Well, we have the perfect offer for you! You can now purchase a ticket package to our three remaining Masterworks concerts in November, February and May AND get a discounted price! It's just like having a season ticket, for three concerts instead of four.

For Chico concerts, call Chris at the University Box Office, 530-898-4325.

For Redding performances, call the Cascade Box Office, 530-243-8877 and ask for Bethany.