Saturday, December 15, 2018
Location: St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville, 1343 Centerville Lane
TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus announces its 13th annual production of HANDEL’s MESSIAH with performance a performance in Douglas County.
Messiah was first performed in Dublin, Ireland on March 23, 1742 and was conducted by its composer. It continues to be a masterpiece that has left audiences in awe for 276
years. 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 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 welcome to join in singing.
The Douglas County performance is Saturday, Dec. 15 at 3pm at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville, 1343 Centerville Lane. The Messiah series marks the completion of Toccata’s 13th season. Joining the
Toccata Orchestra and Chorus for this production are Joy Strotz, Maria Arrigotti, and Anne Davidson and Becky Earl sopranos; Brad Perry and Robert Bousquet, tenors; and Stuart Duke, Emzy Burroughs and Chris Nelson, baritones. The TOCCATA Chamber Orchestra features Brian Fox and Jeff Lindhorst as concertmasters; David Brock and Nick Haines as continuo; and William Cates and Joe Savage on Baroque trumpets. All performances will be conducted by Maestro James Rawie. Tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to the concert or online at http://www.cvartscouncil.com. General admission is $30 adults and preferred seating is $40 and $15 for youth/students. Seniors enjoy a $5 discount. All students under 23 (with ID) are free. For information call 775-782-8207 or visit http://www.cvartscouncil.com.