9/11 memorial concert series starts
To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, TOCCATA Tahoe is hosting a four-part concert series that begins on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m.
“The concert will open with Brahms’ solemn symphonic-choral masterpiece, ‘A German Requiem,’ with soloists Joy Strotz and Anna Helwing, sopranos; and Kimm Julian, baritone; and includes the 70-voice Tahoe Symphony Orchestra Chorus. The ‘Requiem’ is composed in seven sections,” states the TOCCATA website.
“The concert concludes with famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Edouard Lalo’s ‘Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21’ on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin,” according to the website.
TOCCATA founder and artistic director James Rawie will conduct all performances.
The first installment begins on Sunday, Sept. 11, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, located at 100 Bishop Manogue Drive. The series comes to St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe on Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. and Cornerstone Church in Incline Village on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m.
For all performances, tickets are available at the door or online at http://www.toccatatahoe.com. General admission for adults is $30, and senior tickets are offered for $25.
Youth and students under age 23 with a valid ID may receive $5 tickets 15 minutes prior to concert time. Children under the age of 18 receive free tickets.
Reserved seating is $40, or $15 for students with identification.
— Lake Tahoe Action