The Greek-American conductor Peter Tiboris has enjoyed a major world-wide career for more than 40 years of which the past 30 have been in New York City as Founder and Artistic Director of MidAmerica Productions, with concerts at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and Lincoln Center.
He is the founder of the Manhattan Philharmonic, Elysium Recordings, and the Festival of the Aegean in Syros, Greece. In 2013, he founded MidAm International, Inc., which produces the Festival of the Aegean and concerts in Vienna, Florence, and Macau, Hangzhou, and Beijing, China. Since 1984 in New York City, he has presented more than 1250 concerts worldwide, including 550 in Carnegie Hall, and conducted many of them. He is also Music Director of the Pan-European Philharmonia, in Warsaw, Poland; and Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina. He made his European conducting debut on July 1, 1983, in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, with the Moscow Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra as part of the Dubrovnik Festival; and his New York conducting debut on January 7, 1984, with the American Symphony Orchestra at Lincoln Center.
Maestro Tiboris has conducted nearly every major choral work as well as countless symphonic works, selected operas, and ballet with distinguished orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonia, Oxford’s Philomusica, Niedersächsische Orchester Hannover, the Prague and Brno philharmonics, National Opera Orchestra of Cairo, American Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Société Philharmonique de Montreal, Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon Le-Zion, Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma, Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Orchestra di Siciliana di Palermo, Teatro Filarmonica di Verona, and Orquesta Symphonica del Estado de Mexico, in more than 20 countries.
Peter Tiboris studied music at the University of Wisconsin and received a doctorate from the University of Illinois, but he credits his move to New York City 30 years ago as the most important event in his musical and professional life. He is married to soprano Eilana Lappalainen.