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Tahoe symphony orchestra’s summer MusicFest premieres this weekend

Josue Casillas will perform on flute as part of Toccata's summer MusicFest.
Courtesy Joy Strotz |

If you go

What: Toccata Summer MusicFest premiere concert

When: 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12

Where: St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Incline Village

Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, $5 students, free for kids 19 and under

Learn more: ToccataTahoe.com

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Toccata-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus kicks off its 11th Summer MusicFest with “Go4Baroque — Summer Solstice Series” this weekend.

The program opens with Bach’s Concerto in C minor, BWV 1060, featuring Josue Casillas on flute and Nita Tune on oboe, and continues with Bach’s Cantata BWV 180, Schmücke dich, with soloists Anna Helwing, Becky Earl and Anne Davidson, sopranos; Brad Perry, tenor; and Emzy Burroughs, baritone.

The program continues with Vivaldi’s Concerto in D for guitar featuring Yuri Liberzon, and Concerto for Recorder in F, featuring John Cardosa. A concerto by Johann Fasch for two oboes features Elizabeth Eubanks and Rebecca Mueller.

The concert concludes with Bach’s famous Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 for violin and two flutes, strings and continuo. Jeff Lindhorst and Rick Stockton will be the violin soloists, with Josue Casillas and Allison Smith on flute. Nick Haines and Katie Lauder will be the continuo players.

The premiere performance is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 341 Village Blvd., Incline Village.

Other performances in the series are 7 p.m. June 15 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Carson City; 7 p.m. June 17 at First United Methodist Church in Reno; and 4 p.m. June 19 at St. Theresa Church in South Lake Tahoe.

Tickets for this series are available at the door or online at ToccataTahoe.com. General admission is $25 adults and $20 seniors. Preferred seating is $35 and $15 for youth/students. Students with ID under 24 years of age are $5, and under 19 are free, in non-reserved seating.

All performances are supported by the Kling Family Foundation.

Looking ahead, Toccata’s 11th Summer MusicFest continues July 3-10 with TOCCATA BOPS!, featuring selections from Broadway, Opera and Patriotic favorites. The presentation on July 3 is part of Incline Village’s Red, White & Tahoe Blue celebration.

This article was provided by the nonprofit Toccata-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. For information, email ToccataTahoe@gmail.com, call 775-313-9697, or visit ToccataTahoe.com.

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