TOCCATA closes summer concerts with 9/11 commemoration |

TOCCATA closes summer concerts with 9/11 commemoration

Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn wraps up TOCCATA - Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus' summer season with performances at both shores of Lake Tahoe.

The TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will conclude its 2014 Tahoe Summer MusicFest with a concert series beginning Wednesday in Incline Village and concluding Sept. 16 in South Lake Tahoe. The concert series commemorates the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

"The program will open with Faure's solemn symphonic-choral masterpiece, Requiem, with soloists Anna Helwing and Joy Strotz, sopranos; and Stuart Duke, baritone; and includes the 60 voice Tahoe Symphony Chorus," according to a press release from the orchestra and chorus. "The Requiem will be followed by pianist, Ann LaRose, playing Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor. The concert concludes with famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Tchaikovsky's Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin. Maestro James Rawie, TOCCATA's Founder and Artistic Director, will conduct all performances."

Tickets for the performances are available at the door or online at General admission is $30 adults and $25 for seniors. Tickets for youth and students under age 23 are $5 for seating 15 minutes prior to concert time.

The orchestra and chorus will also perform the concerts on Sept. 12 in Gardnerville and Sept. 14 in Reno.

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If you go

What: TOCCATA 9/11 Memorial Concert Series

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 (Incline Village) and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 (South Lake Tahoe)

Where: Cornerstone Church (Incline Village) and St. Theresa Catholic Church (South Lake Tahoe)

Tickets: $30 adults, $25 for seniors and $5 for people under 23 years old


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