A tribute to John Lennon and#8212; and#8216;I hope someday youand#8217;ll join usand#8217;
August 16, 2012
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. and#8212; Itand#8217;s time to drag out your beads, bellbottoms and tie-dyed tank tops and wear them to the 32nd anniversary of the Requiem for John Lennon.
Youand#8217;ve sung and#8220;Yesterdayand#8221; and and#8220;Imagineand#8221; in the shower and in your car. Now join Maestro James Rawie and Friends, a soft rock band, and the singers of the Toccata chorus in a walk down memory lane as you relive some of The Beatlesand#8217; music in a and#8220;Classical Requiemand#8221; format interspersed with five centuries of Mozart, madrigals, motets and folk-rock music.
The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 at Sand Harbor State Park just south of Incline Village. This is the only performance of the 32nd Requiem for John Lennon … from Bach to Rock, presented by Toccata and#8212; Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
Tickets are $80, $42 and $25, sold through the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival box office: laketahoeshakespeare.com/tickets or 800-74-SHOWS.
For more information visit Toccata at http://www.ToccataTahoe.com or call 775-313-9697. This concert is supported by a grant from the Kling Family Foundation.
Toccata continues its Summer MusicFest Sept. 12-16 with the 11th anniversary commemorating the 9/11 tragedy. The German Requiem by Johannes Brahms will be presented with soloists Joy Strotz and Anna Helwing, soprano; and Stuart Duke, baritone. Guest violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn with the legendary and#8220;Red Stradivarius Violinand#8221; joins the Tahoe Symphony for the Brahms Violin Concerto in D major.