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TOCCATA- Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus James Rawie, Artistic Director and Conductor

August 8, 2023 | Member Submitted

TOCCATA Presents the Remembrance-9/11 Memorial Concert Series Sept. 8-15

Series Features selections from Brahms Requiem, Bruch Romanze for Viola with guest violinist Sarah Coyl, and the mighty Beethoven 5th Symphony

TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will finish their 2023 Tahoe Summer MusicFest with a four-concert series beginning Friday, September 8 at 7:00pm in Reno at St John’s Presbyterian Church, (1070 W. Plumb Lane).

The concert will open with Max Bruch’s Romanze for Viola Opus 85, performed by guest soloist Sarah Coyl followed by selections from Johannes Brahms German “World” Requiem, his most well-known symphonic choral masterpiece. Ludwig van Beethoven’s fiery and immortal Symphony #5 concludes the program. Sarah Coyl serves as concertmaster, and Maestro James Rawie, Tahoe Symphony’s Founder and Executive Artistic Director, will conduct all performances.

The concert will be repeated on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 4:00 pm at St Theresa Catholic Church, South Lake Tahoe (1041 Lyons Ave), and on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7 pm in Carson City at the Brewery Arts Center. Carson Valley Arts Council will be collaborating with TOCCATA for the Sept. 12 concert dedicated to Greg Brown, a dear friend, and donor to TOCCATA who passed away suddenly in 2021.

The final performance will be Friday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 pm at St Francis Catholic Church in Incline Village (701 Mt Rose Hwy).

This concert series will be dedicated to the many firefighters and first responders that kept South Lake Tahoe safe during the Caldor fire. Donations are needed, and are tax deductible. TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony is a 501c3 non-profit arts organization (EIN 06-1755800).

Tickets are $30 for adults or $40 for preferred seating/$15 youth; youth under 23 are free in general seating: Premium “front and center” seats are $50 for adults, $25 for youth. Seniors enjoy a $5 discount in all seating areas. All veterans are invited to these concerts at no charge for admission. But you must reserve your seat ahead of time.

Friday, Sept. 8, 7:00 p.m. Reno: St John’s Presbyterian Church 1070 W. Plumb Lane

Sunday, Sept. 10, 4:00 p.m. Southlake • St Theresa Catholic church 1041 Lyons Ave

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7:00 p.m. Carson City • Brewery Arts Center 449 W. King Street,

Friday, Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m. Incline Village • St Francis Catholic Church 701 Mt Rose Hwy.

Further information: Please call 775-298-6989; e-mail us at ToccataTahoe@gmail.com;

or visit us at www.ToccataTahoe.org or https://www.facebook.com/toccatatahoe/.

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