TOCCATA Presents The Passion According to St. Matthew, by J. S. Bach, March 18-25
- 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
- Mar 25, 2016
- St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church
- 5 – 35
TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its Winter MusicFest with the 11th annual presentation of J. S. Bach’s masterpiece The Passion According to St. Matthew. The first concert of the four concert series will take place on Friday, March 18, 7:00 pm, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Carson City (3597 N. Sunridge Drive).
The program will feature selections from Part two of The Passion, and will be performed in English. Soloists include Sherman Modeste as the Evangelist, Chris Langton as Jesus, John Rabben as Pontius Pilate, and Chris Nelson as Peter. Maria Arrigotti, Anna Helwing and Joy Strotz, are the soprano soloists. Scott Deupree performs as the High Priest, with Susan Horst, MaryAnn Helman, Linda Mitchell and Michael Lloyd as the false witnesses. Katie Lauder will play harpsichord continuo, along with Nicholas Haines, cello. Maestro James Rawie will conduct all performances.
The St. Matthew Passion will be repeated on Palm Sunday, March 20, 3:00 pm, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in South Reno (100 Bishop Manogue Drive) and again on Monday, March 21, 7:00 pm, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe (1041 Lyons Ave). The final concert will be on Good Friday, March 25, 7:00 pm, at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village (341 Village Blvd.).
Tickets are available at the door or online at www.ToccataTahoe.com. General admission to all concerts is $25 adults, $20 seniors, $5 students aged 19 to 23 with valid ID. Preferred seating is $35 and $15 for youth/students. Youth under 19 years of age are admitted free, in non reserved seating, to most regular season concerts in 2016. All performances are supported by the Kling Family Foundation. For more information or preferred seating, email [email protected], visit www.ToccataTahoe.com, or call 775-313-9697.