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Peter Tiboris Announces the Opera for the 14th Annual Festival of the Aegean

Peter Tiboris Announces the Opera for the 14th Annual Festival of the Aegean

For Immediate Worldwide Release From the Offices of MidAmerica Productions and MidAm International in New York General Music Director Peter Tiboris and Eilana Lappelainen, Artistic Director of Opera Productions, Announce the Opera for the 14th Annual International Festival of the Aegean: Rossini’s comedy “La Cenerentola” to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Rossini’s Death (1868); Performances in the Apollo Theater in Hermoupolis Syros July 16, 18, 20, 22, 2018 La Cenerentola, “ossia La Bonita in trionfo” (Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant) is…

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New International “Young Artist Opera and Oratorio Competition” to take place on July 29, 2018, in Hermoupolis, Syros, Greece: Grand/Gold Prize includes a concert in historic Carnegie Hall. Now accepting applications.

New International “Young Artist Opera and Oratorio Competition” to take place on July 29, 2018, in Hermoupolis, Syros, Greece: Grand/Gold Prize includes a concert in historic Carnegie Hall. Now accepting applications.

MidAmerica Productions and MidAm International of New York, and The Festival of the Aegean of Hermoupolis, Syros, Greece, announce the first-ever annual worldwide International Festival of the Aegean “Young Artist Opera and Oratorio Competition,” which will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at the Apollo Theater on the Island of Syros, Greece. The Festival of the Aegean is in cooperation with the Municipality of Syros, Mayor George Marangos, and Vice-Mayor Thomai Mendrinou. The competition is open to singers of…

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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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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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“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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MidAm International Announces 2017 Season of Concerts in Florence, Vienna, and Syros, Greece

MidAm International Announces 2017 Season of Concerts in Florence, Vienna, and Syros, Greece

MidAm International’s 2017 season of concerts will take place between April 11 and July 31 in Florence, Italy; Vienna, Austria; and Syros, Greece; according to the General Director and Music Director, Peter Tiboris. Florence The opening concert, in Florence, Italy, on April 11 during Holy Week, will be led by Peter Tiboris who will conduct sacred music with the Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina, soloists, and choruses from California and Florence, Italy, at the Great Basilica di Santa Croce. An additional…

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Peter Tiboris Announces 13th Annual International Festival of the Aegean, July 16 – 31, 2017, in Syros, Greece at the Historic Apollo Theater (1864)

Peter Tiboris Announces 13th Annual International Festival of the Aegean, July 16 – 31, 2017, in Syros, Greece at the Historic Apollo Theater (1864)

January 9, 2016 Peter Tiboris, the Founder and General Music Director of MidAm International in New York City and the International Festival of the Aegean in Syros, Greece, is pleased to announce that the 13th Annual Festival will begin on Sunday, July 16, and end on Sunday, July 31, 2017. For the fifth consecutive year, the Pan-European Philharmonia from Warsaw, Poland, will be the resident orchestra at the Festival. The Pan-European Philharmonia was founded by Peter Tiboris, who is its music…

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Choral Directors Experience the Magic of Italy and Greece, and Love It!

Choral Directors Experience the Magic of Italy and Greece, and Love It!

MidAmerica Productions pays close attention to comments from our participants. Their feedback has helped us improve our offerings and maintain our position as the foremost independent producer of classical concerts in New York. We are particularly pleased that participants in our first concerts in Florence, Italy, in June 2015, and in the 11th Festival of the Aegean, in Syros, Greece, in July 2015, have had such positive things to say about their experiences with us. Reviews from Florence: After participating…

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Eleventh Annual International Festival of the Aegean Ends on a High Note

Eleventh Annual International Festival of the Aegean Ends on a High Note

Despite a time of economic uncertainty in Greece, lovers of classical music flocked to the beautiful Aegean Island of Syros for the Eleventh Annual International Festival of the Aegean. As in past years, the Festival, which ran from July 12 through July 24, was an unqualified success. This year’s Festival of the Aegean showcased operas, oratorios, and symphonies, as well as contemporary and traditional music, and featured performers from Europe, the U.S. and Greece. A number of the performances were…

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