Three concerts remain for TOCCATAand#8217;s summer series |

Three concerts remain for TOCCATAand#8217;s summer series

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TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; TOCCATA and#8212; Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will conclude their 2012 Tahoe Summer MusicFest with a concert series that commemorates the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. The series features famed violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing Johannes Brahmsand#8217; Concerto for Violin in D major Op.77 on the legendary Red Stradivarius violin. The concert will conclude with Brahmsand#8217; symphonic-choral masterpiece, A German Requiem, with soloists Katharine DeBoer, Joy Strotz, and Anna Helwing, sopranos; and Stuart Duke, baritone; and features the Tahoe Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Maestro James Rawie, TOCCATAand#8217;s founder and Artistic Director, will conduct all performances. Remaining concerts include: Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m., Assumption Catholic Church, Truckee; Saturday, Sept. 15, 4 p.m., North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation, Tahoe Vista and Monday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Reno, Nev.

Tickets are $30 adults, $25 seniors, (62 and up), and $5 students ages 19-23. Preferred seating is available for $40 and can be reserved online. A grant from the Tahoe Parasol Foundation allows youth 18 and under to enter at no charge. Tickets can be purchased in advance by credit card at or at the door by cash or check thirty minutes prior to the concert. This concert series is supported by a grant from the Kling Family Foundation. For more information visit or call 775-313-9697.

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