Vienna Boys Choir
Date(s) - 03/10/2015
Claudia Crosby Theatre
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The Troy Arts Council is pleased to welcome The Vienna Boys Choir!
Boys have been singing at the court in Vienna since the 14th century. In 1498, more than half a millennium ago, Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I moved his court and his court musicians to Vienna.
Today there are around 100 choristers between the ages of ten and fourteen, divided into four touring choirs. The four choirs give around 300 concerts and performances each year in front of almost half a million people. Each group spends nine to eleven weeks of the school year on tour. They visit virtually all European countries, and they are frequent guests in Asia, Australia and the Americas.
The choir’s repertoire includes everything from medieval to contemporary and experimental music. Motets and lieder for boys’ choir form the core of the touring repertoire, as do the choir’s own arrangements of Viennese music, waltzes and polkas by Lanner and Strauss.
Participate as a patron or buy tickets online ($20 general admission, $5 for students) or at the door. www.troyartscouncil.com
To participate as a patron and for questions, call 334-484-3542