Vienna Boys' Choir, one of the best known boys' choirs in the world will be in Dubai from 9th to 10th of October 2008. The boys are selected mainly from Austria, but also from many other countries around the world, and individually interviewed. Vienna Boys' Choir is known for its exceedingly high vocal standard, the choir has worked with musicians including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Caldara, Antonio Salieri, Heinrich Isaac, Paul Hofhaimer, Heinrich Ignaz Biber, Johann Fux, Christoph Willibald Gluck, and Anton Bruckner.
For nearly five hundred years the Vienna Boys' Choir have been a symbol of Austria. A founding document of Maximilian I in 1498 called the first dozen boys to the imperial court as members of the newly formed court music band. The Vienna Boys' Choir is one of the oldest boys' choirs existing in the world. Its first-class training has produced numerous highly qualified vocalists, violinists and pianists. Also, a number of famous musicians have emerged from its rank. To date, Haydn and Schubert were its most famous boy members.
- Venue: Auditorium, GEMS World Academy
- Al Barsha, Dubai
- Tel: +971 50 551 3343
- Location: GEMS World Academy, Al Barsha South
- From: Thursday, October 9, 2008
- To: Friday, October 10, 2008
- Time: Performance begins at 7.30pm
- Entry Fees:
- Free. Dhs15 booking fee per ticket applies.
Ticket sales are limited to a maximum of 4 per person. Should you wish to buy over 4 tickets to this event, please call the GEMS World Academy reception on 050 551 3343.
Vienna Boys Choir - Gloria