Magnificent Vienna, home to such classical music giants as Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Haydn, Johann Strauss Jr. & Sr., Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg, is the cultural backdrop to MidAmerica Productions’ and MidAm International’s second concert tour to Austria.
Between Friday, June 17 and Sunday, June 26, 2016, with the renowned Orchester der Peterskirche Wien, in St. Peter’s Church, choirs from North America will perform a rich array of oratorios by the masters and give a solo performance under the baton of their choral director.
Offered are performance opportunities sure to suit every choral taste, including Peter Tiboris conducting Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, K.626; David Thye conducting Beethoven’s Mass in C; Eduardo Garcia-Novelli conducting Mozart’s “Coronation” Mass, K.317; and Joanna Medawar Nachef conducting John Rutter’s Requiem.
Additionally, Mozart’s Solemn Vespers will be conducted by Paul Nesheim; Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C major, K.220 and Haydn’s Te Deum will be conducted by Martha Shaw; Mozart’s Missa Brevis in F major, K.192 will be conducted by Justin Smith; and Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G major will be conducted by Mark Deakins.
As the prospectus on our website (www.midamerica-music.com) shows, MidAmerica is providing great performance opportunities, excellent hotels, meals, and five cultural tours, including a guided visit to Schoenbrunn Palace, a visit to the House of Music, a walking tour of the old city with visits to St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the homes of Beethoven and Mozart, a tour to the burial sites of many of the famous composers who worked and lived in Vienna, and a visit to the Kunsthistoriches Museum (Museum of Fine Arts) with its collection of historic instruments. Also a ticket to a performance at the Konzerthaus or Musikverin is included.
With so many great opportunities to choose from, we anticipate that your only problem in signing up right away might be in deciding which of the masterpieces you want to perform!
At Eastertime In 2013, on MidAmerica Productions’ highly-successful first tour to Vienna, Tim Sharp, Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association, conducted Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G major; and Earl Rivers, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Music at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, conducted Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus and Mozart’s Requiem.
As many satisfied participants from 2013 will state, MidAmerica’s concert tour to Vienna is a great value for those who wish to perform choral music in a wonderful European city. We invite you to join us today. For more information, visit us at www.midamerica-music.com or reach out to us at http://midamerica-music.com/contact-us.