10 Incredible Concert Halls in which MidAmerica’s Music Director Peter Tiboris Has Conducted

10 Incredible Concert Halls in which MidAmerica’s Music Director Peter Tiboris Has Conducted

This year marks the 35th year since the founding of MidAmerica Productions by Peter Tiboris. As General Music Director, Mr. Tiboris has had the opportunity to perform at fantastic concert halls all over the world. Here are ten of the most incredible: 1. Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria Since its opening in 1913, Vienna’s Konzerthaus has attempted to strike a balance between the preservation of musical traditions and fostering innovative ideas. Its architecture and acoustics make it a must-see for the music-loving…

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Masterworks in Concert: Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Masterworks in Concert: Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

For much of the 19th century, English classical music did not have its own distinct sound. Instead, English musicians wrote music that followed the Germanic tradition of composers like Beethoven and Wagner. Ralph Vaughan Williams set out to change that. Drawing on the cultural history of Tudor England, he helped create a uniquely English style that continues to inform English music to this day. Nowhere is this style more evident than in his well-known work, Fantasia on a Theme by…

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Masterworks In Concert: Mozart’s Solemn Vespers

Masterworks In Concert: Mozart’s Solemn Vespers

It is almost impossible to overstate the impact Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has had on the world. For musicians and non-musicians alike, hearing his name conjures up images of genius, fame, and artistic accomplishment. However, despite his current renown, Mozart was still a product of his time, and as a composer in the 1700s that meant creating works to suit the demands of his patron. Mozart’s Liturgical Masterpiece Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore, commonly known as Mozart’s Solemn Vespers, is one…

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Travel book by Amanda Summer designates International Festival of the Aegean on Syros Island as one of the top six Arts and Cultural Destinations in all of Greece!

Travel book by Amanda Summer designates International Festival of the Aegean on Syros Island as one of the top six Arts and Cultural Destinations in all of Greece!

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Dale Zeidman, dzeidman@midamerica-music.com Tourists and locals looking to experience the performing arts on one of Greece’s most iconic islands, should visit the Island of Syros for the International Festival of the Aegean, according to the travel writer and archeologist Amanda Summer in her new book, 100 Places in Greece Every Woman Should Go. Peter Tiboris, founder and general director of the International Festival of the Aegean, said “Ms. Summer has discovered what we already know –…

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MidAmerica Productions & MidAm International Celebrate 35 years of Global music-making in New York City’s Carnegie Hall, European Music Capitals and Asia…. announces General Music Director Peter Tiboris 

MidAmerica Productions & MidAm International Celebrate 35 years of Global music-making in New York City’s Carnegie Hall, European Music Capitals and Asia…. announces General Music Director Peter Tiboris 

From the main stage of historic Carnegie Hall, to prestigious international concert halls in Macao, Beijing, and Hong Kong, China, Paris, Vienna, Lisbon, Florence and Hermoupolis, Syros, Greece, MidAmerica Productions has presented more than 1350 concerts in 35 years. In Carnegie Hall alone, MidAmerica Productions has produced 576 concerts, making it the most prolific independent presenter of choral concerts in the history of the iconic concert hall since the opening of the hall on May 5, 1891 when Tchaikovsky conducted….

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“From Carnegie Hall to Syros” – Article on the Festival of the Aegan by Athenian Newspaper, Kathimerini

“From Carnegie Hall to Syros” – Article on the Festival of the Aegan by Athenian Newspaper, Kathimerini

Athough this year’s Festival of the Aegean is now over, the impression left on those who attended the performances will last a lifetime. We at MidAmerica Productions and MidAm International would like to thank the Kathimerini newspaper of Athens, Greece for sharing this lovely article on the 2017 Festival of the Aegean, and Christian Sanoudou for writing it. Read the article, translated by MidAm International conductor and collaborator Zoe Zeniodi, below: Every summer for the past 13 years, the International Festival of…

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Marlynn Rey on the Festival of the Aegean: “It was Excellent in Every Sense”

Marlynn Rey on the Festival of the Aegean: “It was Excellent in Every Sense”

Marlynn Rey is a choral director and composer who recently took part in MidAm International’s 13th Annual Festival of the Aegean. She received a Bachelor of Music from Canadian Bible College with a piano major and voice minor. Rey has directed several choirs in her career, both in the US and Canada. She has been an accompanist for Mesa Community College, AZ, and a private piano instructor for 36 years. Her compositions have been performed at Mesa Community College and…

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Conductors Matthew Harden and John Flanery Share their “Fabulous Experience” Performing in Vienna

Conductors Matthew Harden and John Flanery Share their “Fabulous Experience” Performing in Vienna

On June 20, 2017, Matthew Harden and John Flanery conducted works by Haydn and James Mulholland respectively in the Minoritenkirche in Vienna, Austria as part of MidAm International’s Gala Concert featuring American Choirs. We asked both Harden and Flanery to share their experience conducting with MidAmerica Productions in Vienna: Matthew Harden: “My Singers… Rose to the Occasion” Matthew Harden is founder and artistic director of the adult chamber ensemble Madrigali et al., which is the fourth choral ensemble he has built over…

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Dr. Karl Chang on Performing in Carnegie Hall: “Absolutely Unforgettable”

Dr. Karl Chang on Performing in Carnegie Hall: “Absolutely Unforgettable”

On April 16, 2017, Dr. Karl Chang of the Crystal Children’s Choir in San Francisco, California led the Crystal Children’s Choir in a performance of choral works by John Rutter, Mozart, Rollo Dilworth, Bob Chilcott, Zhang Yida, Giancarlo Aquilanti, and Donald Moore in the Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in New York City. We asked Dr. Chang to share a little about his experience with MidAmerica Productions in Carnegie Hall: I enjoyed greatly the amazing, collaborative experience at Carnegie Hall with our 200…

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Announcing Dates for MidAmerica Productions’ 35th Concert Season in Carnegie Hall – Solo Opportunities for Orchestras, Wind Ensembles, and Bands

Announcing Dates for MidAmerica Productions’ 35th Concert Season in Carnegie Hall – Solo Opportunities for Orchestras, Wind Ensembles, and Bands

Dear Music Colleagues, After more than three decades, MidAmerica Productions is proud to announce our 35th season at Carnegie Hall including concerts from April to June 2018. We invite you and your youth symphonic orchestra, wind ensemble or band to join us for a solo appearance under your baton. Solo appearances are predicated on a minimum of 50 performers and are 40 minutes of stage time in length totaling 34 minutes of music. The available dates open to you and…

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