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12.09.14
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Review: Vienna Boys Choir charming, superb in Allentown
The Morning Call
12.03.14
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Vienna Boys Choir brings Christmas in Vienna to Carnegie Hall
11.27.14
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Vienna Boys Choir shines on Sky Centre stage
The Southwest Booster
10.27.14
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Vienna Boys Choir brought down the house with a program of folk songs — and drums
The Washington Post
03.06.14
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VIENNA BOYS CHOIR TO SING WITH ORCHESTRAS THROUGHOUT VIENNA
11.03.13
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VIENNA BOYS CHOIR ON "THE AMAZING RACE"
CBS
10.24.13
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On the Road With the Vienna Boys Choir
The New York Times
10.23.13
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'BRIDGING THE GAP' Reviews
06.13.12
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Austria's Stimmbogen celebrates its 10-year anniversary
Stimmbogen
02.15.12
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In the limelight - Vienna Boys Choir
mywesttexas.com
12.06.09
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Edis Levent sings a historic tune first New Yorker in Vienna Boys' Choir
New York Daily News
11.18.09
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Vienna Boys Choir provides resounding Rockford performance
Rockford Register Star
12.22.08
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Yule Cheer, Doubled: Boys Choirs of Germany, Vienna
Washington Post
12.05.08
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Vienna Boys' choir stirs holiday spirit
Charleston Post and Courier
11.17.08
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Vienna Boys Choir displays vocal skills in wide-ranging program
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
06.12.08
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VIENNA BOYS CHOIR IN UPCOMING FEATURE FILM
04.09.08
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Film includes Vienna Choir brothers
Cincinnati Enquirer

Boys have been singing at the court of the Holy Roman Emperor since the early 15th century. In 1498, more than half a millennium ago, Emperor Maximilian I moved his court and his court musicians to Vienna. He gave instructions that there were to be six singing boys among his musicians. Historians have settled on 1498 as the foundation date of the Vienna Hofmusikkapelle and in consequence the Vienna Boys Choir. Until 1918, the choir sang exclusively for the imperial court, at mass, at private concerts and functions, and on state occasions.

Musicians like Heinrich Isaac, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Johann Joseph Fux, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Caldara, Antonio Salieri and Anton Bruckner worked with the choir. Composers Jacobus Gallus and Franz Schubert were themselves choristers. Brothers Joseph and Michael Haydn, members of the choir of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and frequently sang with the imperial boys’ choir ... read full bio