Vienna Boys' Choir, © Photo: Lucas Beck
Vienna Boys' Choir in Leipzig: Christmas Concert
Friday, December 04 2015, 20:00
Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Leipzig - Grosser Saal
- German and International Christmas Songs and Carols
Program is subject to change
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The Vienna Boys' Choir will present the finest German and international Christmas carols at this festive concert.
The Vienna Boys' Choir is amongs the most prominent youth choirs worldwide. 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 annually with almost half a million spectators. The Vienna Boys' Choir has visited virtually all major cities in Europe, Asia and Australia, South and Central America, the U.S. and Canada. Its repertoire ranges from medieval to contemporary and experimental music.
- Vienna Boys' Choir/ Wiener Sängerknaben (Choir)
Today the Vienna Boys' Choir consists of 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.
Together with members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna State Opera Chorus, the Wiener Sängerknaben maintain the tradition of the imperial musicians: as Hofmusikkapelle they provide the music for the Sunday Mass in Vienna's Imperial Chapel, as they have done since 1498.
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