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Tahoe orchestra to perform four St. Matthew’s Passion concerts

Toccata will conclude its performances of St. Matthew’s Passion this fall with a Friday night show in Incline Village.
Courtesy Joy Strotz |

The Toccata Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will conclude its 2014 Winter MusicFest with the final presentation of J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, “The Passion According to St. Matthew,” Friday in Incline Village.

The program — which was conducted this past week in Carson City, Reno and South Lake Tahoe — features selections from Part Two of the Passion. Soloists include Daniel Paulson as the Evangelist, Stuart Duke as Jesus, John Rabben as Pontius Pilate, and Chris Nelson as Peter.

Katharine DeBoer, Anna Helwing and Joy Strotz are the soprano soloists, with Liudmilla Mullin as mezzo soprano soloist. Scott Deupree performs as the High Priest, with MaryAnn Helman and Linda Mitchell as the false witnesses.

David Brock plays harpsichord continuo, along with Nicholas Haines on cello. Maestro James Rawie will conduct the concert.

The Good Friday, April 18, performance is at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village.

General admission is $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $5 for students aged 19 to 23 with valid ID. Preferred seating is $35 and $15 for youth/students. Youth under 19 are free, in non reserved seating, to most regular season concerts in 2014. All performances are supported by the Kling Family Foundation.

For more information or preferred seating, call 775-313-9697, email ToccataTahoe@gmail.com, or visit http://www.ToccataTahoe.com.

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