TOCCATA Bops headed to South Lake Tahoe |

TOCCATA Bops headed to South Lake Tahoe

James Rawie conducts TOCCATA, which returns to South Lake Tahoe Friday, July 8.
Joy Strotz / Courtesy |

If you go

What: TOCCATA Bops

When: 7 p.m. Friday, July 8

Where: St. Theresa Catholic Church

Tickets: $30 for adults, $25 for seniors, $5 for youth and free for those 19 and under


The TOCCATA-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra will continue its 21-concert Summer MusicFest with a performance featuring the best of Broadway, opera, pops and patriotic selections.

TOCCATA Bops takes the stage at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe at 7 p.m. Friday, July 8.

“The program opens with a rousing patriotic medley for orchestra and chorus and Chaminade’s Concertino for Flute and Orchestra performed by principal flute from the Puerto Rico Symphony, Josue Casillas,” according to a press release for the show. “Brad Perry and Emzy Burroughs will sing of everlasting friendship in Bizet’s duet from his opera, the Pearlfishers, while sopranos Joy Strotz and Becky Earl and mezzo soprano, Liudmila Mullin will delight the audience with operatic arias and popular songs.

“The concert continues with hits for the TOCCATA Summer MusicFest chorus: Amazing Grace; the Going Home theme from Dvorak’s 9th Symphony; and ‘Alleluia-Regina Coeli’ from Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana. The concert concludes with Sousa’s Stars and Stripes, a new Matt Mullin arrangement of God Bless America, and an audience sing-a-long of America the Beautiful featuring the newly formed North Lake Tahoe Children’s Chorus.”

The show will also be performed in Carson City Sunday, July 10.

Tickets to the shows are available at the door or online at General admission is $30 adults and $25 seniors. Preferred seating is $40 and $15 for youth/students. Tickets for students under 24 years of age are $5 with identification, and those under 19 are free.

St. Theresa Catholic Church is located at 1041 Lyons Ave. in South Lake Tahoe.

More information is available at

—Lake Tahoe Action

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