Performing Arts Series Concert: Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
Date and Time: Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall
Tickets: $45, $40 or $30 available online at goshen.edu/tickets or at the Box Office (firstname.lastname@example.org, 574.535.7566).
The world’s most beloved boys choir, The Vienna Boys Choir, will be returning to Sauder Concert Hall on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Capturing the wonder and magic of the holiday season with their program “Christmas in Vienna,” this illustrious group of altos and sopranos has been delighting music lovers across the globe for six centuries with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and popular repertoire.
“Christmas in Vienna” showcases these gifted musicians with voices of unforgettable beauty in an extraordinary program featuring Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces, popular songs and, of course, holiday favorites.
As one of the oldest musical organizations, the Vienna Boys Choir provided starts to many great musicians; among them were conductors Hans Richter, Clemens Krauss, and Lovro von Matacic. In addition, some of the world’s best composers have written masterpieces for the choir over the years, including Mozart, Bruckner, Gluck and Schubert.