Toccata to present ‘Brrroque Masters’ this weekend |

Toccata to present ‘Brrroque Masters’ this weekend

Special to the Sun

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – The Toccata Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its eighth annual Winter MusicFest with the “Brrroque Masters” concert series Feb. 9-11.

The program features guest cellist Jeffrey Lastrapes performing a Bach unaccompanied work, and is joined by principle cellist, Tracy Beaver, to perform Vivaldi’s Concerto for two cellos in G minor.

Flutist Susanna Self joins Mr. Lastrapes for Teleman’s Concerto for flute, violin and strings, and young artist Nathaniel Reyes performs Vivaldi’s Concerto for bassoon in E minor. Organist David Brock will interpret a solo work by Buxtehude, and the concert culminates with J. S. Bach’s Cantata #61 Nun komm der heiden Heiland, with soloists Joy Strotz and Anna Helwing.

Performances are Saturday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village (341 Village Blvd.); Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. at St. Theresa Church in South Lake Tahoe (1041 Lyons Ave.); and Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. at Trinity Church in Reno (200 Island Ave).

Tickets are available at the door or online at General admission to all concerts is $25 adults, $20 seniors, and $5 students aged 19 to 23 with valid ID. Preferred seating is $35 and $15 for youth/students.

A grant from the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation allows all youth under 19 years of age to be admitted free, in non-reserved seating, to regular season concerts in 2013. All performances are supported by the Kling Family Foundation.

TOCCATA’s 8th Season WinterFest continues with performances of J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, March 22-29. For more information, email, call 775-313-9697 or visit

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