Tahoe Symphony Orchestra to perform Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on Saturday
This story has been updated from a previous version to show the correct time for Saturday’s concert in Incline Village, which is 3 p.m. The Sun-Bonanza regrets the error.
If you go
What: Handel’s “Messiah” performance by Toccata
When: 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 (Incline Village)
Where: Cornerstone Community Church
Tickets: $30 adults, $25 seniors, $5 for students 19-23 with ID
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Toccata Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will kick off its annual production of Handel’s “Messiah” in Incline Village this weekend.
The symphony orchestra performs at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Cornerstone Community Church, at the corner of Highway 28 and Country Club Drive in Incline Village.
“Messiah” will also be performed at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe.
“Messiah was first performed in Dublin, Ireland on March 23, 1742 and was conducted by its composer,” according to a press release for the show. “ … The Toccata production is a celebration of the holidays and includes not only favorite selections from Messiah Parts One and Three, but also seasonal carols that the audience will be most welcome to join in singing.
The Messiah series marks the completion of Toccata’s 10th season. Joining Toccata for this production are soloists Maria Arrigotti, Joy Strotz, Anna Helwing, sopranos; Michael Dwayne and Sherman Modeste, tenors, and Brad Perry, Chris Langdon and Chris Nelson, baritones.
The Toccata Chamber Orchestra features Brian Fox and Jeff Lyndhurst as concertmasters; Katie Lauder, Nick Haines as continuo; and Josh Dunlap, and John Beckman on baroque trumpets.
All performances will be conducted by Maestro James Rawie. Tickets are available online at http://www.toccatatahoe.com.
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