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Handel's MESSIAH ~ December 9-23, 2023

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Joyous refrains and exultant arias, including the iconic "Hallelujah" Chorus, will fill the concert hall this holiday season. This Baroque masterwork, expressing the themes of hope, redemption and grace, showcases the magnificent artistry and skill of our celebrated orchestra and chorus, complemented by exceptional soloists. Join us for this wonderful holiday tradition!

This holiday concert also includes "O Holy Night" and other seasonal carols that the audience will be most welcome to join in singing.

The Messiah series marks the completion of TOCCATA’ s 18th Season. Joining the TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for this production are Joy Strotz, Anne Davidson, and Madison Hatten sopranos; Amanda Price, mezzo; Robert Bousquet, Michael Lloyd, tenors; and Chris Nelson and Erik Linnell, baritones. The TOCCATA Chamber Orchestra features 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.

Announcing our New CD, 'Viva Vivaldi'

Viva Vivaldi CDClick to play Audio: Track 08, 'Gloria in excelsis Deo' from the Gloria in D Major.

The Toccata-Tahoe Orchestra and Chorus is delighted to announce the Release of a new, jumbo-length CD. It features performances of works by Antonio Vivaldi, the "Red Priest" of Venice.

Performances date from 2015 through 2020, and they occurred at a number of different Reno-Tahoe area churches. Elizabeth Pitcairn plays the 'Winter' Concerto from Vivaldi's Four Seasons, and the Vivaldi Gloria in D Major is performed in it's entirety. The much-loved "Violin Concerto in A Minor" is also present, performed by Brune Macary.

A "Triple" Concerto in D minor is performed by Brune Macary and Virginia Bowman on Violin, and by Charles Taggert on Cello.

And, from a 2020 performance, The Concerto for 2 horns in F Major is performed by Bruce Kanzelmeyer and Kevin Miescke on French Horn. This also features Nick Haines, as Solo Cello, and David Brock, on Harpsichord Continuo.

The CD is available for purchase Here.

Click the CD jacket image to play the first movement of Vivaldi's Gloria, as a lower-fidelity MP3.

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