Click on the following links to view our 2017 spring and summer concerts in Europe:

Florence (Firenze) Italy:

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 8pm
"A Special Sacred Music Program during Holy Week 2017"
Great Basilica di Santa Croce
Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina

Peter Tiboris, Conductor
Eilana Lappalainen, Soprano
Diego Colli, Baritone
MOZART: Ergo Interest
BARBER: Adagio for Strings
SCHUBERT: Salve Regina
FAURÈ: Requiem

Participating Choirs
Vintage High School Italy Tour Choir Napa, CA, USA (Mark Teeters, Director)
Coro del Liceo A. M. Enriques Agnoletti – Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy (Edoardo Materassi, Director)



Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 4pm
A cappella sacred music concert
Sant’Anastasia Church, Verona, Italy

Mark Teeters, Conductor
Vintage High School Italy Tour Choir, Napa, CA, USA (Mark Teeters, Director)


Vienna (Wien) Austria:

Monday, June 19, 2017, at 6pm
Oberlaa Theater, Vienna, Austria

Po-Wei Lai, Conductor
Bay Area Youth Music Society Chamber Orchestra of California (BAYMS), USA
BIZET: Carmen Overture (reduction)
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
NIELSEN: Serenade for Strings



Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 8pm
"A Gala Concert Featuring Distinguished American Choirs"
Symphonisches Orchestra Wien
(Peter Tiboris, Music Director)
Minoritenkirche, Vienna, Austria

Tom Bookhout, Conductor
Phoenix Symphony Chorus Phoenix, AZ (Tom Bookhout, Director)
POULENC: Gloria

John Flanery, Conductor
New Mexico State University Festival Choir, Las Cruces, NM (John Flanery, Director)
JAMES MULHOLLAND: Missa Romantica

Matthew Harden, Conductor
HAYDN: Te Deum for the Empress Maria Therese

Martin Sedek, Conductor
MOZART: Missa Brevis in C major, K.220

Participating Choirs for Harden and Sedek
Madrigali et al, Omaha, NE (Matthew Harden, Director)
Selected Members of the New Mexico State University Festival Choir, Las Cruces, NM, USA (John Flanery, Director)
Choral Art Society, Westfield, NJ (Martin Sedek, Director)
Cascade Chorale, Bend, OR (James Knox, Director)

Soloists to be announced.



Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 8pm
Symphonisches Orchestra Wien
Votivkirche, Vienna, Austria

Peter Tiboris, Conductor
MOZART: Requiem
MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in G minor

Participating Choirs
Phoenix Symphony Chorus, Phoenix, AZ (Tom Bookhout, Director)
Madrigali et al, Omaha, NE (Matthew Harden, Director)
New Mexico State University Festival Choir, Las Cruces, NM (John Flanery, Director)
Choral Art Society, Westfield, NJ (Martin Sedek, Director)
Cascade Choral, Bend, OR (James Knox, Director)

 Soloists to be announced.



Friday, June 23, 2017, at 8pm
A cappella solo sacred concert
Müllner Kirche, Salzburg, Austria

Participating Choirs
Phoenix Symphony Chorus, Phoenix, AZ (Tom Bookhout, Director)
New Mexico State University Festival Choir, Las Cruces, NM (John Flanery, Director)

 

 

Island of Syros, Greece 13th Annual International Festival of the Aegean July 16 to 31 2017 at the Historic Apollo Theater (1864)
Peter Tiboris, General Music Director:

Sunday, July 16, 2017, at 8:30pm
Opening concert

Welcome by Mayor George Marangos and General Music Director Peter Tiboris

“A dramatic and robust concert opening to the Festival”
MOZART: Overture to “The Impresario,” K.486

“A Mozart masterpiece performed the world over and now in glorious Syros”
MOZART: Coronation Mass in C major, K.317
Camille Ortiz-Lafont, Soprano
Miranda Makrynioti, Mezzo-soprano
Mark Jurgenson, Tenor
Nikos Karagiaouris, Bass-baritone

Featuring a 100-voice choir from the U.S. and Greece
Sun Valley Community Church Traditional Choir, Tempe, AZ, USA (Marlynn Rey, Director)
Kairos Youth Choir, Berkeley, CA, USA (Laura Kakis Serper, Director)
Camerata Singers, Pocatello, ID, USA (Scott Eric Anderson, Director)
Proclamation Chorale, Fort Worth, TX, USA (Jonathan Peacock, Director)
The Yellow Rose Singers, San Antonio, TX, USA (Gary L. Mabry, Director)
Solartissimo Vocal Ensemble of Larissa Conservatory, Greece (Nikos Euthymiadis, Director)

“The most difficult, dramatic, and searing of the Tchaikovsky symphonies—rarely performed. It will leave you breathless.”
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Peter Tiboris, Conductor

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier

 



Monday, July 17, 2017
1:30 PM – St. Nicholas Church

MOZART: Coronation Mass in C major, K.317
Marilena Striftobola, Soprano
Miranda Makrynioti, Mezzo-soprano
Mark Jurgenson, Tenor
Benoit Petri, Bass-baritone

Featuring five American choirs
Sun Valley Community Church Traditional Choir, Tempe, AZ, USA (Marlynn Rey, Director)
Kairos Youth Choir, Berkeley, CA, USA (Laura Kakis Serper, Director)
Camerata Singers, Pocatello, ID, USA (Scott Eric Anderson, Director)
Proclamation Chorale, Fort Worth, TX, USA (Jonathan Peacock, Director)
The Yellow Rose Singers, San Antonio, TX, USA (Gary L. Mabry, Director)

SOLO PERFORMANCE by Solartissimo Vocal Ensemble of Larissa Conservatory, Greece, conducted by Nikos Euthymiadis

Peter Tiboris, Conductor

Free and open to the public.


Monday, July 17, 2017
8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

"Abandon yourself in this heart-breaking love story. A timeless masterpiece."
PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly (Premiere Performance)

Giovanni Pacor , Conductor
Johannes Weigland , Stage Director

Eilana Lappalainen, Madama Butterfly
Alessio Borraggine, Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton, US Navy
Jennifer Arnold, Suzuki
Nikos Karagiaouris, Sharpless
Walker J. Jackson, Goro
Camille Ortiz-Lafont, Kate Pinkerton
Benoit Petri, The Bonze
Vasso Zdravkov, Prince Yamadori
Miguel Angel Vasquez, Imperial Commissioner
Giorgos Voutsinos & Axilleas Ionaskou, Dolore

Jens Huebner, Technical Director, Set and Lighting Design
Daisuke Sogawa, Japanese Consultant and Choreography

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier



Tuesday, July 18, 2017
8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

“Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, and Brahms—three of the greatest composers in all of music. A night of herculean musical drama.”
BRAHMS: Tragic Overture, Op. 81

“Among the most difficult, dramatic and celebrated concerti in all of music”
DVOŘÁK: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Nicholas Canellakis, Cellist
Peter Tiboris, Conductor

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier



Wednesday, July 19, 2017
8:30 PM – Apollo Theater

PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly
Giovanni Pacor , Conductor
Johannes Weigand , Stage Director

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier



Thursday, July 20, 2017
8:30 PM – Apollo Theater

“Mozart and Tchaikovsky—epic music geniuses”
MOZART: Overture to “The Magic Flute,” K.620

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 19, K.459
Christos Papageorgiou, Pianist

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Peter Tiboris, Conductor

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier



Friday, July 21, 2017
6:00 PM - St. Nicholas Church

SUNSET CONCERT
Featuring American choirs performing sacred music from four centuries

Participating Choirs
Kairos Youth Choir, Berkeley, CA (Laura Kakis Serper, Director)
Camerata Singers, Pocatello, ID (Scott Anderson, Director)
The Yellow Rose Singers, San Antonio, TX (Gary Mabry, Director)

Free and open to the public.



Friday, July 21, 2017
8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly
Giovanni Pacor
, Conductor
Johannes Weigand , Stage Director

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier



Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 8:30pm
8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

“The first Bach and Shostakovich works to be performed as part of the Festival of the Aegean by a great Greek-American cellist accompanied by the extraordinary Greek pianist Pantelis Polychronidis from Vienna”

BACH: Cello Suite No. 1
SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Sonata
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4

Nicholas Canellakis, Cellist
Rogelio Rioja-Nolasco, Pianist
Peter Tiboris, Conductor

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier



Sunday, July 23, 2017
8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly
Giovanni Pacor
, Conductor

Johannes Weigand , Stage Director

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier


Monday, July 24

8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

LIEDERABEND
Featuring Greek Opera Studio Young Artists
Eilana Lappalainen, General and Artistic Director of Greek Opera Studio
Pantelis Polychronidis, Pianist

“BE MY LOVE – A Tribute to Mario Lanza: Selected Arias and Songs in Homage to a Star of the Golden Age of Hollywood”

Konstantinos Latsos , Tenor
Special guest artist soprano Camille Ortiz-Lafont
Rogelio Riojas-Nolasco , Pianist

12 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
8 euros third tier, fourth tier


Tuesday, July 25

8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

MOZART: Don Giovanni

Presented by the Greek Opera Studio
Eilana Lappalainen
, General and Artistic Director of Greek Opera Studio
Rogelio Riojas-Nolasco, Conductor
Detlef Soelter, Stage Director
Spyros Souladakis, Pianist

12 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
8 euros third tier, fourth tier


Wednesday, July 26

8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

“Kinissis” from Athens

SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Jenia Manoussaki, Pianist

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 19, K.459
Christos Papageorgiou, Pianist

And additional special works for strings.

12 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
8 euros third tier, fourth tier


Thursday, July 27

8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

Greek Opera Studio “Gala”

“Featuring great arias, duet, quartet and scenes from the great operas works of the 18th and 19th centuries – a cornucopia of sound and drama”

Eilana Lappalainen , General and Artistic Director of Greek Opera Studio
Eilana Lappalainen, Detlef Soelter and Kristina Franz , Stage Directors
Spyros Souladakis, Pianist
Rogelio Riojas-Nolasco, Pianist

12 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
8 euros third tier, fourth tier


Friday, July 28: No performance.


Saturday, July 29

8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

The ballet of the National Opera of Bucharest (Premiere)

“Invitation to Dance: A Gala Night featuring the Stars from the Ballet of the National Opera of Bucharest”

Featuring Selections from:
Voyage
Radio and Juliet
Fraudulent Smile
Anna Karenina
Giselle
Romeo and Juliet
Corsaire
Tango
Black Swan

Renato Zanella, Director and Choreographer

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier


Sunday, July 30

8:30 PM - Apollo Theater

Festival Finale
The ballet of the National Opera of Bucharest

“Invitation to Dance: A Gala Night featuring the Stars from the Ballet of the National Opera of Bucharest”

Featuring Selections from:
Voyage
Radio and Juliet
Fraudulent Smile
Anna Karenina
Giselle
Romeo and Juliet
Corsaire
Tango
Black Swan

Renato Zanella, Director and Choreographer

20 euros main floor, first tier, second tier
12 euros third tier, fourth tier

 

Tickets on sale beginning April 1, 2017, at the Apollo Theater and on the internet at www.ticketservices.gr.

Important note:  this schedule is subject to change without notice.