TOCCATA Presents 9/11 Memorial Concert Series Sept. 11-18 with Brahms Requiem & Elizabeth Pitcairn with the Red Stradivarius Violin
- 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- Sep 18, 2016
- Cornerstone Church
- 5 – 30
TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will finalize their 2016 Tahoe Summer MusicFest with a four concert series beginning Sunday, September 11, 3:00 pm, at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in South Reno (100 Bishop Manogue Drive). The series commemorates the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy and features the Brahms Requiem and Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole with Guest Artist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin.
The concert will open with Brahms’ solemn symphonic-choral masterpiece, A German Requiem, with soloists Joy Strotz, Anna Helwing, and Becky Earl, sopranos, and Kimm Julian, baritone, and includes the 70 voice Tahoe Symphony Orchestra Chorus. The Requiem is composed in seven sections. The concert concludes with famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Edouard Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21 on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin. Maestro James Rawie, TOCCATA’s Founder and Artistic Director, will conduct all performances.
The concert will be repeated on Wednesday, September 14, 7:00 pm, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Carson City (3597 N. Sunridge Drive), and Friday, September 16, 7:00 pm, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe (1041 Lyons Avenue). The final performance of the 9/11 Memorial Concert series will be Sunday, September 18, 4:00 pm, at Cornerstone Church in Incline Village (300 Country Club Drive).
Tickets for all concerts are available at the door or online at www.ToccataTahoe.com. General admission is $30 adults and $25 seniors. Youth/students under age 23 with valid ID are $5 for seating fifteen minutes prior to concert time, and for those under 18, admission is free. Preferred/reserved seating is $40, and $15 for youth/students. For more information visit TOCCATA at www.ToccataTahoe.com, call 775-313-9697, or email [email protected]
There will be three Soiree Musicale Fundraisers for this concert series: Saturday, September 10, 5:00 pm, at the home of Toni Neubauer in Incline Village; Tuesday September 12, 5:00 pm, at the home of John and Diane McCall in Zephyr Cove; and Saturday, September 17, 5:00 pm, at the home of Tom and Carol Burkhart in Montreux. Tickets are $125, and may be purchased at toccatatahoe.com.