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Month: December 2016

Giuseppe Lanzetta to Conduct Mozart and Beethoven in Carnegie Hall

Giuseppe Lanzetta to Conduct Mozart and Beethoven in Carnegie Hall

February 18, 2017 will mark the first Carnegie Hall concert of MidAmerica Productions 34th season. The program features a number of talented conductors and performers from the United States and abroad. One of the conductors joining us for this performance is Giuseppe Lanzetta, a native of Florence, Italy and Principal Guest Conductor of MidAmerica Productions. Lanzetta’s career has taken him all over the world, giving him opportunities to work with a wide variety of performance groups and musicians. His background…

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Wassail Away: How the Holiday Season became Synonymous with Song

Wassail Away: How the Holiday Season became Synonymous with Song

Each year, the surest sign that Christmas is upon us is the holiday music pouring out of speakers everywhere: in cars and shopping centers alike. You hear it at home, on the streets, in churches and concert halls – there’s no other time of year so strongly identified with a specific type of music. Nowadays it is hard to imagine a time when Christmas carols or Handel’s Messiah weren’t being sung in the street or played on the radio, but…

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The Return of John Rutter to Carnegie Hall: The Ultimate Rutter Retrospective

The Return of John Rutter to Carnegie Hall: The Ultimate Rutter Retrospective

Peter Tiboris General Music Director of MidAmerica Productions is pleased to announce the return of John Rutter on MidAmerica Production’s 35th Season Carnegie Hall concert on Monday Memorial Day May 28, 2018. He will conduct several talented choirs in performances of his Requiem, his Magnificat, and his Mass of the Children. His Magnificat and his Mass of the Children had their world premieres on previous MidAmerica series. The residency dates for this concert on May 28 are May 25 through…

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MidAmerica Productions & MidAm International Inaugurate Next Generation Website

MidAmerica Productions & MidAm International Inaugurate Next Generation Website

All the latest bells and whistles compatible with traditional and mobile-friendly technologies are integrated into a new website launched by MidAmerica Productions and MidAm International on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The website incorporates easy access to MidAmerica’s and MidAm’s upcoming concert schedules in 2017 and future performance possibilities in 2018. The site also includes photos and videos of notable conductors and past concerts, company news and reviews, and the MidAmerica blog. A query form and live social media pages round…

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Star Performers: Carthage College Choir and Eduardo García-Novelli

Star Performers: Carthage College Choir and Eduardo García-Novelli

Carthage College was founded in 1847 as a private liberal arts institution in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Located directly on the scenic shores of Lake Michigan, it provides an idyllic location for higher education yet remains accessible from two major urban centers, Milwaukee and Chicago. The Carthage College Choir, founded in 1927, began as a small a cappella group which exclusively performed sacred music. Now, nearly 90 years later, the choir is a celebrated component of Wisconsin’s cultural landscape and performs regularly…

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