TOCCATA–Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its 12th Summer MusicFest with Beethoven and the Romantics on Sunday, Aug 6 at St John’s Presbyterian Church in Reno at 4:00 PM (1070 W. Plumb Lane/89509). The program opens with Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto in G minor Op. 25 featuring Robert Miller as soloist, and continues with Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 26, featuring violinist Alex Eisenberg. The program concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F major. The Pastoral Symphony may be the “happiest” symphony Beethoven composed, and celebrates man’s communion with nature. Brian Fox serves as concertmaster. Maestro James Rawie will conduct all performances.
Other performances are Wednesday, Aug 9, 7:00pm at Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church in Carson (3680 hwy 395 South/89705), and Friday, Aug 11, 7:00pm at at St. Theresa Church in South Lake Tahoe (1041 Lyons Ave./96150). The final performance will be on Sunday, Aug 13, 4:00pm, at Cornerstone Church in Incline Village.
Tickets for this series are available at the door or online at www.ToccataTahoe.com. General admission to these concerts is $25 adults, $20 seniors. Preferred seating is $35 and $15 for youth/students. Students with ID under 24 years of age are $5, and under 19 are free, in non reserved seating, at most regular season concerts in 2017.
TOCCATA’s 12th Summer MusicFest continues September 6-13 with the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 Memorial Concert series, featuring Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Saint Saens’ Violin Concerto #3 on the legendary RED Stradivarius Violin. TOCCATA Symphony Chorus will perform Mozart’s Requiem.