SOUTH LAKE TAHOE and#8212; Toccata will begin a series titled and#8220;Baroque to Broadwayand#8221; on Sunday, July 1, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe.
The concert is part of the groupand#8217;s 21-concert 2012 Tahoe Summer Music Fest. It will feature guest artist Josue Casillas, principle flutist from the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, performing Mozartand#8217;s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D major and Vivaldiand#8217;s Concerto for Piccolo in C major Rv. 443.
The Toccata chorus will perform Barbersand#8217; Agnus Dei, the choral version of and#8220;Adagio for Strings.and#8221; Chorus and soloists will also perform spirituals and Broadway show tunes. The concert will open with an audience sing-along of and#8220;Star Spangled Bannerand#8221; and culminate in TOCCATAand#8217;s traditional and#8220;Battle Hymn of the Republicand#8221; and "America the Beautiful."
Other concerts in the series will be presented on Tuesday, July 3 at 7 p.m. in the recently opened sanctuary of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Reno, (501 California Ave.) and again on Thursday, July 5 at 7:00pm in St. Patrickand#8217;s Episcopal Church in Incline Village (341 Village Blvd.).
Tickets cost $25 for adults, $20 for seniors 62 and older and $5 for students age 19-23. Preferred seating costs $35. Tickets can be purchased in advance by credit card at www.toccatatahoe.com or at the door by cash or check 30 minutes prior to the concert. Programs, dates, and venues frequently change. Visit TOCCATA at www.toccatatahoe.com or call 775-313-9697 for the latest information. This concert series is supported by a grant from the Kling Family Foundation.