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