Press Release – Vienna Boys Choir Holiday Celebration at Plymouth Hall – 12/1/18

Spectacle Management Presents

The Vienna Boys Choir
Holiday Celebration

 Saturday, December 1 at 7:30pm
Plymouth Memorial Hall


Tickets on Sale Friday, March 16 at 10am!

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCH 14, 2018
CONTACT: Dan Berube, dberube@spectaclemanagement.net
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Vienna Boys ChoirPlymouth, MA – Spectacle Management is proud to present The Vienna Boys Choir Holiday Celebration at Plymouth Memorial Hall on Saturday, December 1 at 7:30pm. The angelic-voiced musicians of the Vienna Boys Choir celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a delightful program of Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces, Christmas hymns, and holiday carols. For six centuries, these young cultural ambassadors have been adored the world over for their wide range of repertoire, purity of tone, and generosity of musical spirit. Tickets for the Vienna Boys Choir Holiday Celebration at Plymouth Memorial Hall on Saturday, December 1 at 7:30pm are $39-$89 and go on sale Friday, March 16 at 10am at www.memorialhall.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

VIENNA BOYS CHOIR HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
The modern Vienna Boys Choir bears little resemblance to the original group of six boys invited to sing at the Viennese court many centuries ago. Today, the Vienna Boys Choir consists of 100 boys between the ages of ten and fourteen, from dozens of nations, divided into four touring groups. Each group spends nine to eleven weeks of the school year on tour. Between them, the four choirs give 300 concerts and performances each year before almost half a million people. They visit virtually all European countries, and are frequent guests in Asia, Australia, and the Americas. The Vienna Boys Choir also has a close association with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Together with members of the orchestra and the men of the Vienna State Opera Chorus, the choir maintains the tradition of the imperial musicians: as Hofmusikkapelle (Chapel Imperial) they still provide the music for Sunday mass in Vienna’s Imperial Chapel, as they have done since 1498. The group is active in education and community engagement, sponsoring music academies in both Vienna and Hong Kong. The VBC performs music from all over the world and has for years commissioned new music as well. The Choir has appeared many times on screen over the years and will be featured in Curt Faudon’s new film, Good Shepherds, which takes an unusual look at shepherd carols and shepherd music from the Holy Land to the Arctic circle. The film will receive its North American premiere in the Fall of 2017. In the realm of audio recording, the Choir has been active since the 1930s, appearing on practically every major label. In 2015, the choir signed a long-term partnership with Deutsche Grammophon. Their first joint project was a hugely successful Christmas CD, Merry Christmas from Vienna. Their next recording will be released in 2018.

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets for the Vienna Boys Choir Holiday Celebration at Plymouth Memorial Hall on Saturday, December 1 at 7:30pm are $39-$89 and go on sale Friday, March 16 at 10am at www.memorialhall.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

PLYMOUTH MEMORIAL HALL
Erected in 1924 and dedicated in 1926 to those in Plymouth that served. Formerly the site of the Hedge house Plymouth Memorial Hall has seen many events in it’s many years of operation. Events range from big name acts such as Twisted Sister, Lifehouse, Bob Dylan and Cage Titans to smaller events such as dance competitions, wrestling events and tribute bands. The Hall has been used for many weddings and receptions in addition to the local High schools graduation and the Police Academy Graduation. The Plymouth Philharmonic calls Memorial Hall home for their shows throughout the year. In 2004 Memorial Hall underwent a $7M renovation to restore the space as well as add a few upgrades. www.memorialhall.com  

SPECTACLE MANAGEMENT
Spectacle Management is a full-service booking, marketing and promotion company with offices in Boston and Lexington. For more information, please contact Pete Lally, plally@specmgt.com and 508-740-0981. www.spectacleshows.com

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