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The Paradise Symphony opens with Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Paradise Symphony Orchestra offers a ‘new world’ to the town of Paradise

Melissa Joseph // November 5, 2019

Music is often comforting and therapeutic to those in emotional distress. The Paradise Symphony Orchestra held this in mind as they prepared for the Paradise Performing Arts Center’s 61st Annual...

Students preform in the Laxson Auditorium on Saturday. Photo credit: Tara Killoran

Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert shows Chico State pride

Alex Coba // October 8, 2018

What could be better than fine instrumental music and Chico pride? Absolutely nothing. Chico’s Department of Music and Theatre held the Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert, which featured the Chico...

Scott Seaton conducted the North State Symphony on a Saturday Night at the Laxson Auditorium, Chico State. Photo credit: Tara Killoran

Standing ovations greet the North State Symphony at first fall performance

Alex Coba // October 1, 2018

The concert "Masterworks 1: American Made" on Saturday was the latest symphony brought to the Laxson Auditorium by the North State Symphony (NSS) this semester. The show had a big emphasis on community....

Promotional photo for Rumble to Ravel via the official North State Symphony Facebook Page.

‘Rumba to Ravel’ reels in classic melodies

Anisha Brady // September 22, 2016

Need a refreshing, sober Saturday night filled with sophistication and classical melodies? Come to Laxson Auditorium this Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. for the performance of the year. The North State Symphony...

The advanced orchestra plays during the Going for Baroque concert on Friday night. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Classical celebration captivates with young talent

Michael Quiring // March 9, 2014
Talented Chico youth performed during the Going for Baroque concert at Bidwell Presbyterian Church on Friday night.
Photo Courtesy of Chico Performances


Chamber Orchestra Kremlin
Dynamic String Orchestra
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Laxson Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Premium $33 | Adult $28 | Senior $26 | Student/Child $18

Russian orchestra brings repertoire to Chico

David Kahn // March 4, 2014
Chamber Orchestra Kremlin comes to Laxson Auditorium March 11.
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