Lake Tahoe Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Passion’ performances begin Friday |

Lake Tahoe Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Passion’ performances begin Friday

Soprano soloist Joy Strotz.
Courtesy Joy Strotz |

The Toccata-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its Winter MusicFest this weekend with the 11th annual presentation of J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, “The Passion According to St. Matthew.”

The first concert of the four-concert series will take place Friday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Carson City (3597 N. Sunridge Drive).

The program will feature selections from Part Two of the Passion, and will be performed in English. Soloists include Chris Langton, Chris Nelson,Maria Arrigotti, Anna Helwing, and Joy Strotz.

Continuo will be Katie Lauder on harpsichord and Nicholas Haines on cello. Maestro James Rawie will conduct all performances.

The St. Matthew Passion will be repeated on Palm Sunday, March 20, at 3 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in South Reno; Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe; and on Good Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. pm at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village at 341 Village Blvd.

Tickets are available at the door or online at General admission is $25 adults, $20 seniors, and $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.

All performances are supported by the Kling Family Foundation.

This article was provided by Toccata. Email, call 775-313-9697, or visit to learn more.

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