NSS 2022-2023 Season Announcement



CHICO/REDDING, CA – North State Symphony is pleased to announce a full and eclectic offering of concerts for the 2022-23 season centered on the theme Experience Joy. Under Music Director Scott Seaton the North Sacramento Valley’s professional symphony invites audiences of all ages to celebrate live symphonic music and bring some much needed joy into your lives.

No music is more full of joy and passion than Mariachi and on September 24 (Chico) and 25 (Redding) North State Symphony welcomes Los Angeles based Mariachi Garibaldi de Jamie Cuellar in a celebration of Latin composers. The three-time GRAMMY winning ensemble tours widely and will join Scott and Musicians exploring works by Arturo Marquez, Juventino, Rosas, and many more.

On November 12 (Redding) and 13 (Chico) violinist Chee-Yun joins your symphony to perform the popular Four Seasons by Antonio Vilvaldi. In a unique pairing the symphony will also perform Astor Piazzolla’s the Four Seasons of Buenos Aires in the style of the Argentinian tango.

 New to the North State Symphony season is Holiday Pops! The symphony will fill the halls with joyous music of the season December 9 (Chico), 10 (Red Bluff), and 11 (Redding). With special guest soprano Daun Weiss, expect carols, selections from The Nutcracker and a Charlie Brown Christmas at this fun, family-friendly concert.

A concert titled Haydn’s Drumroll features works by Saint-Saens, Schubert, Telemann, and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 “Drumroll” as the anchor. This dazzling concert February 11 (Chico) and 12 (Redding) will feature the recipients of the North State Symphony’s 2022 Young Artist Awards and the MTAC Youth Orchestra and the Shasta College Youth Strings.

North State Symphony’s annual young audience concert will feature Paul Dooley’s The Conductor’s Spellbook in which young Tony Stradivarius discovers a book of spells and uses it to fantastically control the orchestra. March 7 (Chico), 8 (Red Bluff), and 9 (Redding).

The Experience Joy season comes to extravagant close on May 13 (Redding) and May 14 (Chico) with blazing pianist Charlie Albright performing Rachmaninoff’s prodigious Piano Concerto No. 2. The concert and season conclude with your orchestra performing Antonin Dvorak’s life-affirming Symphony No. 8.

Tickets Go On Sale:

Donors beginning July 26

Subscribers purchasing the 4 concert season package beginning Aug 2

Single concert purchases begin August 9



Cascade Theatre Box Office / Redding at cascadetheatre.org or 530-243-8886

University Box Office / Chico at chicostatetickets.com or 530-898-6333

For more information about supporting your North State Symphony or more about the 2022-23 season visit www.northstatesymphony.org or call 530-898-5917.

North State Symphony is a professional orchestra dedicated to achieving excellence in musical performance and educational opportunities, while engaging and shaping the cultural life of Northern California.