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Lake Tahoe 9/11 memorial concert series begins Sunday

Staff report

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, the Toccata Tahoe Symphony Orchestra is hosting a four-part concert series that begins Sunday, Sept. 11.

"The concert will open with Brahms' solemn symphonic-choral masterpiece, 'A German Requiem,' with soloists Joy Strotz and Anna Helwing, sopranos; and Kimm Julian, baritone; and includes the 70-voice Tahoe Symphony Orchestra Chorus. The 'Requiem' is composed in seven sections," states the Toccata website.

"The concert concludes with famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Edouard Lalo's 'Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21' on the legendary Red Stradivarius Violin," according to the website.

Toccata founder and artistic director James Rawie will conduct all performances.

The first installment is at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Reno, followed by a Sept. 14 performance at 7 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Carson City.

The series comes to St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. and Cornerstone Church in Incline Village on Sept. 18 at 4 p.m.

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For all performances, tickets are available at the door or online at toccatatahoe.com. General admission for adults is $30, and senior tickets are offered for $25.

Youth and students under age 23 with a valid ID may receive $5 tickets 15 minutes prior to concert time. Children under the age of 18 receive free tickets.

Reserved seating is $40, or $15 for students with identification.

For additional information, visit toccatatahoe.com, call 775-313-9697 or email toccatatahoe@gmail.com.

If you go

What: 9/11 Memorial Concert Series

When: Sept. 11, 14, 16, 18

Where: Various locations within the Tahoe Basin

Tickets: $30

Info: http://www.toccatatahoe.com