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TOCCATA continues Winter MusicFest

Elizabeth Pitcairn

TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its ninth annual Winter MusicFest this week with the Paul Guttman Piano Competition Winner concert series.

The series includes performances at both shores of Lake Tahoe, as well as Carson City and Reno.

The program includes Bach's "Magnificat," featuring vocal soloists Anna Helwing, Joy Strotz, Katharine DeBoer, Albert Lee, Sherman Modeste, Chris Langton and Stuart Duke, according to a press release from the orchestra. Jacob Warnick, the 16-year-old winner of the 2013 Guttman Piano Competition will perform Saint Saens Piano Concerto Op. 22 in G minor. Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn will also perform Max Bruch's Violin Concerto in G minor. Maestro James Rawie will conduct all performances.

The performances are 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Theresa Church in South Lake Tahoe and 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Incline Village. TOCCATA will also perform the show in Carson City Tuesday and Reno Feb. 14.

Tickets are available at the door, at, at the Tahoe City Visitor Center and the Potlatch in Incline Village. General admission to all concerts is $30 adults, $25 seniors (advance purchase only) and $5 students aged 19 to 23 with valid ID. Youth under 19 years of age are admitted free.

WinterFest continues April 12-18 with the 9th annual performances of Bach's "St. Matthew Passion." For more information or preferred seating, email, call 775-313-9697 or visit

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If you go

What: Paul Guttman Piano Competition concert series

When: 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9 (South Lake Tahoe) and 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 (Incline Village)

Where: St. Theresa Catholic Church (South Lake Tahoe) and St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (Incline Village)

Tickets: $30 for adults, $5 for students 19 to 23,youth under 19 are free


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