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TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus brings 9/11 concert to South Lake Tahoe

TOCCATA plays one of its final 2015 Tahoe Summer Music Series shows Friday at the South Shore.
Courtesy / Joy Strotz |

If you go

What: TOCCATA 9/11 memorial concert

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18

Where: St. Theresa Catholic Church, South Lake Tahoe

Tickets: $30 adults, $25 for seniors, $5 for those under 23, free for those under 18

Info: www.toccatatahoe.com

TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will commemorate the 9/11 tragedy at the South Shore this week with a performance at St. Theresa Catholic Church Friday night. The performance is one of the final shows in TOCCATA’s 2015 Tahoe Summer MusicFest.

“The concert will open with Verdi’s solemn symphonic-choral masterpiece, Requiem, with soloists Joy Strotz, Anna Helwing, Becky Earl and Irina Kasimova, sopranos: Liudmila Mullin, mezzo soprano; Michael DeWayne and Chris Nelson, tenors; Stuart Duke and Chris Langton, baritones; and includes the 70 voice Tahoe Symphony Orchestra Chorus,” according to a press release for the event. “The Requiem is composed in seven sections, but only five will be performed. The concert concludes with famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin.” The concert will be repeated at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, at Cornerstone Church in Incline Village. The final performance of the 9/11 memorial concert series will take place Tuesday, Sept. 22 in Reno.

Tickets for all concerts are available at the door or online at http://www.toccatatahoe.com. General admission is $30 adults and $25 for seniors. Youth/students under age 23 with valid ID are $5 for seating 15 minutes prior to show time. Admission for those under 18 is free.

For more information visit TOCCATA at http://www.toccatatahoe.com, call 775-313-9697 or email toccatatahoe@gmail.com.

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