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MidAm International Presents Great American Music Festival in Vienna and Salzburg, June 19-23, 2017

MidAm International Presents Great American Music Festival in Vienna and Salzburg, June 19-23, 2017

Instrumental musicians, choristers, conductors, and soloists from across the USA will come together in Vienna and Salzburg, Austria, for MidAm International’s Third Annual Great American Music Festival, to be held from June 19 to June 23, 2017. Concert Details — Vienna and Salzburg Opening the series on Monday, June 19, at 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm at the Oberlaa Theater will be Po-Wei Lai conducting the Bay Area Youth Music Society Chamber Orchestra of California (BAYMS) in Bizet’s Carmen Overture,…

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Quiz: Which Famous Requiem is Your Favorite?

Quiz: Which Famous Requiem is Your Favorite?

Text Reads: The requiem mass has been a time-honored form for centuries. Many of the most celebrated composers have chosen to write a requiem that suits them stylistically. The question is… which one is your favorite? — Related: Celebrating Fauré’s Requiem on its 130th Anniversary — — Related: Modern Classics: John Rutter’s Requiem — — Related: Mozart: Requiem for a Prodigy —

Thompson’s Frostiana: Seven Country Songs

Thompson’s Frostiana: Seven Country Songs

Robert Frost is undoubtedly one of the best known American poets. Although his work is memorable in and of itself, it has also found life outside of poetry as the source of lyrics for Randall Thompson’s Frostiana: Seven Country Songs. Frost’s simple vernacular style and depth of meaning make his poems uniquely suited for singing, a fact that did not escape Thompson in his composition. The piece was commissioned in 1959 by the town of Amherst, Massachusetts, where Frost taught…

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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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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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Insights from Conductor Peter Tiboris

Insights from Conductor Peter Tiboris

Peter Tiboris, conductor, music director, and founder of MidAmerica Productions, has enjoyed a successful worldwide career for the past 40 years. In a lifetime of music-making he has seen and learned much and decided to pass on this knowledge to the world at large. Read on for insights for musicians from Maestro Peter Tiboris: Reflections on a Lifetime of Music-Making I began looking back on my 60-plus years of music study and performance, which began in 1952 when I first took…

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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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