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Tahoe Symphony Orchestra presents “Brrroque Masters”


2013-7-trinity-img_7917-2-570x380-5710972-6714186TOCCATA NEWS RELEASE – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus kicks off its 9th annual Winter MusicFest with the “Brrroque Masters” concert series January  4, 5, 7 and 10.  The program opens with Vivaldi’s famous Concerto for Two Trumpets, featuring baroque trumpeters Mark Lord and William van Meter.   Organist David Brock will interpret Händel’s Organ Concerto Op. 4 #4 in F major, and performs as continuo player for the other pieces on the program.  Arias from J. S. Bach’s Cantata #51 Jauchzet Gott, and Händel’s Let the bright Seraphim will be performed by sopranos Joy Strotz, Anna Helwing and Michelle Norris.  Finalizing the program will be Bach’s Cantata #4 from the Christmas Oratorio.  Maestro James Rawie will conduct all performances.  

 The performances are Saturday, January 4, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village (341 Village Boulevard); Sunday, January 5, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Theresa Church in South Lake Tahoe (1041 Lyons Ave.); and Tuesday, January 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Shepherd of the Sierra Church in Carson City. 

 Tickets are available at the door or online at www.ToccataTahoe.com, and at Tahoe City Visitor Center. 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 2014.  All performances are supported by the Kling Family Foundation. TOCCATA’s 9th Season WinterFest continues February 8-14 with Bach’s Magnificat, Bruch’s Violin Concerto #2 featuring Elizabeth Pitcairn with the legendary Red Stradivarius violin, and Saint Saens Piano Concerto #2 with the winner of the Paul Guttman Young Artists Piano Competition.  For more information or preferred seating, email [email protected], call 775-313-9697, or visit www.ToccataTahoe.com.

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