Carnegie Hall is the place to be in 2016 as MidAmerica Productions celebrates its 33rd year of concert- making in New York. The foremost independent presenter of classical music concerts in Carnegie Hall, MidAmerica Productions is offering you, your choir, and your ensemble an enticing array of performance opportunities. And it’s not too late to join us in 2016.
Opening the season on February 13 will be David Thye conducting the New England Symphonic Ensemble in John Rutter’s Magnificat. On the same date, Cory Mendenhall will conduct Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man.
March performance opportunities include Sonja Sepulveda conducting Ola Gjeilo’s Sunrise Mass on Palm Sunday, March 20.
On Easter Sunday, March 27, Greg Zielke will conduct Beethoven’s Mass in C and composer Dan Forrest and David Thye will co-conduct the premiere of Forrest’s octavo choral cycle, “Folk Songs of America.”
Jacqueline Hairston will conduct “African Diaspora” on April 10.
On April 24, David Thye will lead Schubert’s Mass in G and Julian Ackerley will conduct music for young voices including works by Baldassare Galuppi, Robert Lowry, Astor Piazzolla, Gustav Holst, and Louis Prima.
Additionally, Thomas Council will conduct an All-ACSI concert on April 25.
Concerts on Memorial Day Weekend will include Dan Forrest conducting his Requiem for the Living and Russell Robinson conducting Schubert’s Mass in G and a world-premiere composition on Saturday, May 28 at 2.
On May 28 at 8, Sonja Sepulveda will conduct Fauré’s Requiem, Z. Randall Stroope will conduct Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Mark Hayes will conduct his own Anthems, and Andrew Crane will conduct the world premiere of Ivo Antognini’s Prayer for Mother Earth.
On Memorial Day Monday at 2, Andrew Larson will conduct Schubert’s Mass in G, and Jeremy D. Jones will conduct all-men’s chorus repertoire including works by Michael Engelhardt, Pavel Chesnokov, Z. Randall Stroop, Kurt Bestor, Jeffrey Horvath, Reginald Unterseher, and A.R. Rahman.
Rounding out the Memorial Day Weekend performances at 8 will be a concert featuring Rebecca Prater conducting Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna and Richard Williamson conducting John Rutter’s Requiem.
There will be two concerts in June. On June 5, Danya Tiller will conduct Vivaldi’s Gloria; Dennis Malfatti will conduct three works, Mozart’s Regina Coeli, Mozart’s Kyrie, and Haydn’s Te Deum for Empress Marie Therese; Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory will conduct some of their own works; and C. Myron Flippin will conduct Beethoven’s Mass in C.
The final concert of the season, on June 19, will feature Terry Russell conducting Mark Hayes’ Requiem, Kevin Memley conducting his favorite octavo works, and Bruce Chamberlain conducting Bach’s Magnificat.
There are opportunities for instrumental ensembles to perform on our Ensemble Spotlight Series on the same dates as well as on other choice dates. Please contact us for more information.
If you are interested in any of the above opportunities, call us at 212-239-0205 x204, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit us at www.midamerica-music.com/home.