MidAm International to Present Concert and Cultural Tour to China in May 2016

MidAm International to Present Concert and Cultural Tour to China in May 2016

MidAmerica Productions is delighted to offer a concert tour to the magical cities of Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Beijing, China from May 21 through May 31, 2016.

In Hangzhou, China, choruses will perform the Chinese premiere of Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna in cooperation with the Hangzhou Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Tim Sharp, Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association, while Cheryl Dupont, Artistic Director of the New Orleans Children’s Chorus and Youth Chorale, will conduct children’s choruses in Bob Chilcott’s This Day, Francisco Núñez’s Misa Pequena Para Ninos, Gwyneth Walker’s How Can I Keep from Singing, David Brunner’s A Living Song, and Z. Randall Stroop’s Homeland.

Additional to the rehearsals and the concert with orchestra in Hangzhou, visiting choruses will give an evening concert with their directors in Shanghai, and a gala solo performance in Beijing.

Ten tours are included in the package offered by MidAmerica Productions, including a visit to the Ming Dynasty Yu Yuan (Yu Garden); a visit to The Bund waterfront area in central Shanghai; a half day tour of the Shanghai Museum; a visit to the Lingering Garden, Canglang Garden and No. 1 silk factory; a cruise on the West Lake; a half day tour to Lingyin Temple; a tour to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, a ride in a trishaw to tour the city alleys of the Hutongs, a tour to the Great Wall of China, and a visit to the Temple of Heaven!

The deadline for registration is October 15, 2015. For more information on MidAmerica Productions’ and MidAm International’s first tour to China, visit: www.midamerica-music.com/home; email ztao@midamerica-music.com; or call 212-239-0205 x293.

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