Press Release – Vienna Boys Choir – Cary Memorial Hall – 12/2/18

Spectacle Management Presents

Vienna Boys Choir
Holiday Celebration
December 2

 

Lexington’s Cary Memorial Hall
Tickets On February 23 at 10am

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FEBRUARY 16, 2018
CONTACT: Dan Berube, dberube@spectaclemanagement.net
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Lexington, MA – Spectacle Management is proud to present the Vienna Boys Choir Holiday Celebration on Sunday, December 2 at 3pm at Cary Memorial Hall in Lexington. 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 on Sunday, December 2 at 3pm at Cary Memorial Hall are $89-$69 and go on sale Friday, February 23 at 10am at www.CaryHallLexington.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

 

Vienna Boys Choir

Vienna Boys Choir

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 on Sunday, December 2 at 3pm at Cary Memorial Hall are $89-$69 and go on sale Friday, February 23 at 10am at www.CaryHallLexington.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

CARY MEMORIAL HALL
The Cary Memorial Building is a historic structure located in Lexington Center at 1605 Massachusetts Avenue. The Cary Memorial Building, named for Isaac Harris Cary, was built in 1928 with a donation from his two daughters. The Colonial styled building, with its grand auditorium, has provided the community with a year-round site for musical programming and popular events for eighty years and is home to the Lexington Symphony.  The building is handicapped accessible, and is fully air-conditioned. www.caryhalllexington.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 617-531-1257. www.spectacleshows.com

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