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Travel book by Amanda Summer designates International Festival of the Aegean on Syros Island as one of the top six Arts and Cultural Destinations in all of Greece!

Travel book by Amanda Summer designates International Festival of the Aegean on Syros Island as one of the top six Arts and Cultural Destinations in all of Greece!

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Dale Zeidman, dzeidman@midamerica-music.com Tourists and locals looking to experience the performing arts on one of Greece’s most iconic islands, should visit the Island of Syros for the International Festival of the Aegean, according to the travel writer and archeologist Amanda Summer in her new book, 100 Places in Greece Every Woman Should Go. Peter Tiboris, founder and general director of the International Festival of the Aegean, said “Ms. Summer has discovered what we already know –…

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“From Carnegie Hall to Syros” – Article on the Festival of the Aegan by Athenian Newspaper, Kathimerini

“From Carnegie Hall to Syros” – Article on the Festival of the Aegan by Athenian Newspaper, Kathimerini

Athough this year’s Festival of the Aegean is now over, the impression left on those who attended the performances will last a lifetime. We at MidAmerica Productions and MidAm International would like to thank the Kathimerini newspaper of Athens, Greece for sharing this lovely article on the 2017 Festival of the Aegean, and Christian Sanoudou for writing it. Read the article, translated by MidAm International conductor and collaborator Zoe Zeniodi, below: Every summer for the past 13 years, the International Festival of…

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Choral Directors Experience the Magic of Italy and Greece, and Love It!

Choral Directors Experience the Magic of Italy and Greece, and Love It!

MidAmerica Productions pays close attention to comments from our participants. Their feedback has helped us improve our offerings and maintain our position as the foremost independent producer of classical concerts in New York. We are particularly pleased that participants in our first concerts in Florence, Italy, in June 2015, and in the 11th Festival of the Aegean, in Syros, Greece, in July 2015, have had such positive things to say about their experiences with us. Reviews from Florence: After participating…

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Cherubini’s Medea Opens 11th Annual Festival of the Aegean on Sunday, July 12

Cherubini’s Medea Opens 11th Annual Festival of the Aegean on Sunday, July 12

In 431 B.C. the classic Greek tragedy Medea by Euripides premiered at the City Dionysia festival in Athens. It was based on the myth of Jason, the leader of the Argonauts who had rescued the Golden Fleece and had married Medea. In the opening scene of the play, Jason tells his wife that he is going to marry Glauce, the daughter of Creon, the King of Corinth. An enraged Medea begins to plot her revenge against her husband, first poisoning…

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Nebraska, New Jersey, and Greek Choruses to Perform at Festival of the Aegean

Nebraska, New Jersey, and Greek Choruses to Perform at Festival of the Aegean

Excitement is growing as performers and technical staff arrive on the Greek island of Syros to prepare for the 11th annual Festival of the Aegean, which begins on Sunday, July 12, 2015, with Cherubini’s Medea. As in years past, American and Greek choruses will play an integral part in the programming, contributing to opera, oratorio, and a cappella performances. Choir members from the U.S. and Greece will perform in the opening production of Cherubini’s Medea, on July 12 and continuing…

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