TOCCATA plans 9/11 commemorative series
August 27, 2013
The Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, also known as TOCCATA, will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy with performances in Carson City and three other locations.
The Carson City-northern Douglas County performance, featuring Beethoven and Mozart works, will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church on U.S. Highway 395, just south of the shopping center at Topsy Lane.
The concert series features violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin in D major, Opus 61, on the Red Stradivarius violin.
Also performed will be Requiem, Mozart’s symphonic choral piece, with soloists Katharine DeBoer, Joy Strotz and Anna Helwing, sopranos; Stephanie Dixon, mezzo soprano; Albert Lee and Chris Nelson, tenors; and Stuart Duke, baritone.
The 65-voice chorus also will be featured, and Maestro James Rawie will conduct.
The other performances will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Incline Village; Sept. 13 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, South Lake Tahoe; and Sept. 17 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Reno.
Tickets cost $30 for adults, $25 for seniors 62 and older and $5 for students ages 19-23.
Preferred seating is available for adults at $40 and students at $15, and may be reserved online.