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TOCCATA-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

James Rawie, Artistic Director and Conductor

St. Matthew Passion Part 2 in English

13 th Annual presentation

March 25-30

Palm Sunday March 25.................... 3:30pm St Rose of Lima Catholic Church-South Reno

Tuesday March 27.................... 7:00pm St. Theresa Catholic Church- South Lake Tahoe

Tuesday March 28.................... 7:00pm............... 1 st United Methodist Church-Reno

Good Friday March 30.................... 7:00pm St Patricks Episcopal Church-Incline Village

TOCCATA – Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its Winter MusicFest with the 13 th annual presentation of J. S. Bach’s masterpiece, The Passion according to St. Matthew. The first concert of the three concert series will take place on Palm Sunday, March 25 at 3:30 PM at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in South Reno, located at 100 Bishop Manogue Drive. (775-851-1874).

The program will feature selections from Part two of the Passion, and will be performed in English. Soloists include Robert Bousquet as the Evangelist, Stuart Duke as Jesus, Chris Nelson and John Rabben as Pontius Pilate, and Michael Lloyd das Peter. Joy Strotz, Anne Davidson and Becky Earl are the soprano soloists. Richard Haines and Rob Lauder perform as the High Priests, with Susan Horst, MaryAnn Helman and Linda Mitchell as the false witnesses. David Brock will play harpsichord continuo, along with Nicholas Haines, cello. Maestro James Rawie will conduct all performances.

The St. Matthew Passion will be repeated on Tuesday March 27 at 7:00pm at St Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe located at 1041 Lyons Ave. (530-544-3533) and on Wednesday, March 28 at 7pm at First United Methodist Church in Reno (209 West First St.) The final concert will be on Good Friday, March 30 at 7:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village located at 341 Village Blvd. (775-831-1418).