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Evans Mirageas

Vice President for Artistic Planning, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Evans Mirageas

Biography

Evans Mirageas is currently Vice President of Artistic Planning for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO), and The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera. His work for the ASO includes assisting Music Director Robert Spano and Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles in all aspects of artistic season planning, as well as helping to identify the annual slate of guest conductors and soloists for the repertoire performed by the Orchestra.

Also an active consultant, Mr. Mirageas provides strategic and artistic planning for arts organizations and individuals, including include short-term consultancies while vacancies are being filled, and long- term relationships to boost organizational profiles nationally and internationally. He also offers expertise in vocal casting, media strategy—including audio and video recording production and distribution; internet presence; Conductor and Executive Director searches; General career counseling; Lectures; podcasts; and program book annotation. Mr. Mirageas’s clients include l‘Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, The Mann Center for the Performing Arts (summer home of the Philadelphia Orchestra), the Memphis Symphony, conductors Sir Roger Norrington and Mei-Ann Chen. Mr. Mirageas’s experience in the arts has also included symphony administration with The Boston Symphony, and radio production with WFMT, Chicago. Evans Mirageas Consulting was founded in 1999 by Mr. Mirageas and his partner, Thomas Dreeze, following a seven-year appointment as Senior Vice-President of Artists and Repertoire for Decca Records in London, England.

Mr. Mirageas has been a presenter and lecturer at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart festival, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, St. Louis and Milwaukee. His record production credits include releases on Decca, Innova, AVIE, and Warner Classics. His executive and artistic search activities have included the Cincinnati Symphony, The Brooklyn Philharmonic, and the Chicago Sinfonietta.