Vienna Boys Choir
Clara I. Knight Young Artist Concert
November 27, 2012 7:30 PM
EJ Thomas Hall - The University of Akron
The world's most beloved choir has been thrilling audiences young and old for over 500 years. With its broad repertoire encompassing Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, beloved pop songs, holiday favorites and medieval chant, Vienna Boys Choir performances delight music lovers of all ages and from all walks of life.
The Vienna Boys Choir, or the Wiener Sangerknaben, was created by Emperor Maximilian I in 1498. Throughout its long and distinguished history the Choir has worked with many of the greatest composers including Gluck, Mozart, Bruckner and Franz Schubert (who was himself a chorister).