Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

TOCCATA 9/11 Memorial Concert Sept 11-18

Posted on August 27, 2016
Filed Under Lake Tahoe Music

Christian Steiner Liz PitcairnTahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will conclude their 2015 Tahoe Summer MusicFest with a concert series beginning Sunday, September 11 in Reno. The concert series commemorates the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

The series features famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Johannes Brahms’ Concerto for Violin in D major Op.77 on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin.

The concert will open with Verdi’s solemn symphonic-choral masterpiece, Requiem, with soloists Joy Strotz, Anna Helwing and Irina Kasimova, sopranos: Liudmila Mullin, mezzo soprano; Michael DeWayne and Chris Nelson, tenors;  Stuart Duke and Chris Langton, baritones; and includes the 70 voice Tahoe Symphony Orchestra Chorus.  The Requiem is composed in seven sections, but only five will be performed. The concert concludes with famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin. Maestro James Rawie, TOCCATA’s Founder and Artistic Director, will conduct all performances.
  • Sun. Sept. 11 St. Rose of Lima-Reno 3pm
  • Wed. Sept. 14  Corpus Christi-Carson 7pm
  • Fri. Sept. 16 St Theresa-South Lake 7pm
  • Sun. Sept.18 Cornerstone Church-Incline 4pm

Tickets can be purchased in advance by credit card at or at the door by cash or check thirty minutes prior to the concert.  This concert series is supported by a grant from the Kling Family Foundation. For more information visit or call 775-313-9697

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