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Holy Week in Firenze

Holy Week in Firenze

Florence, Italy, boasts a number of beautiful churches and basilicas, but none more magnificent than the Great Basilica di Santa Croce. We have been fortunate enough to arrange a special sacred music program in this ancient church in the middle of Holy Week this April. Led by conductor Peter Tiboris, the Vintage High School Choir from Napa, California, and the Coro del Liceo will perform a selection of sacred music including Mozart’s Ergo Interest, K.143/73a and Fauré’s Requiem. The choirs…

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Modern Classics: John Rutter’s Requiem

Modern Classics: John Rutter’s Requiem

John Rutter’s Requiem, composed in 1985, has become a fixture of choral repertoire all over the world. Often compared to Fauré’s Requiem, it subtly walks the line between modern style and a romantic affinity for melody that is characteristic of Rutter’s music. Like Faure’s, Rutter’s Requiem is more poignant than morose, yet still profoundly moving. Although there are many similarities between the two works, Rutter drew on his personal heritage to make the Requiem his own. John Rutter was born…

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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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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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John Rutter to Conduct his Requiem in Florence Debut

John Rutter to Conduct his Requiem in Florence Debut

MidAmerica Productions is pleased to announce that Conductor Laureate John Rutter will be conducting his Requiem in Florence, Italy, at the Basilica di Santo Spirito in June, 2018. This will be the celebrated choral composer’s first time conducting in Florence, a rare treat for performers and audience alike. John Rutter: Preaching to the Choir As a young man, Rutter was intimately involved in choral music, both as a chorister and as a conductor. In 1975 he became the director of…

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Peter Tiboris to Conduct Holy Week Performance in the Basilica di Santa Croce

Peter Tiboris to Conduct Holy Week Performance in the Basilica di Santa Croce

On April 11, 2017, Peter Tiboris will lead Napa Valley, California’s Vintage High School Chamber Singers in a performance of choral music in Florence’s famous Basilica di Santa Croce (in English, the Basilica of the Holy Cross). The event falls during Holy Week, giving the occasion added significance as the Basilica does not often allow concerts in this sacred time. Located in the heart of Florence, Italy the Basilica di Santa Croce has become the city’s number one tourist destination….

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Star Performers: Napa Valley Choir to Tour Florence in April

Star Performers: Napa Valley Choir to Tour Florence in April

Drawn by centuries-old musical traditions, vocalists the world over dream of performing on the stages of Italy’s numerous concert halls. For the Vintage High School Chamber Singers and their Choral Director Mark Teeters, that dream is soon to become a reality. From One Wine Country to Another Located in Napa, California, Vintage High School offers a music program that includes six performance choirs of varying skill levels. From lessons for beginners to instruction in advanced repertoire, the program provides everything aspiring…

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MidAm International 2018 Residencies

MidAm International 2018 Residencies

Over the years MidAmerica Productions has worked with thousands of performance groups to produce concerts all over the world. We’d like to invite you and your ensemble to join us for one of our exciting international concert tours in 2018. Check out the list below or visit our website for more information.   Image text reads: The Incredible 2018 MidAm International Music & Cultural Tour Programs from Asia to Europe Peter Tiboris, General Director and Music Director of MidAmerica Productions and…

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Perform with your choir and tour Florence, Italy, from June 3-12, 2016

Perform with your choir and tour Florence, Italy, from June 3-12, 2016

As a follow-up to our highly successful concert tour to Florence, Italy, in June 2015, MidAmerica Productions is pleased to announce the Second Annual Great American Choral Series in Firenze which will take place in that magical city from June 3-12, 2016. Visiting choirs from North and South America will perform with the renowned Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina in the Auditorium di Santo Stefano al Ponte. Choirs may choose from a menu that includes new and classic works led by…

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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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