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From Vienna to Kentucky the Vienna Boys Choir bring their voices

Christian Fernsby |
The internationally renowned Vienna Boys Choir will present a sacred and patriotic music concert on Veterans Day, November 11 in Paducah, Kentucky.

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The angelic voiced musicians of the Vienna Boys Choir are a choir of boy sopranos and altos based in Vienna, Austria. Founded in 1498 by Emperor Maximilian I, the Vienna Boys Choir have been a living tradition for over 500 years and have performed all over the world.

The Vienna Boys Choir begins its traditional fall tour of the United States.

This year's programme, "Journey through the Americas", offers music by Copland, Bernstein, and Gershwin, film music from Walt Disney's "The Jungle Book" and from "Sister Act II - Back in the Habit", as well as baroque compositions from New Spain, three songs of the Amazonian Krao Indios, and a spirit dance song of the Arapaho Nation.

Of course, there will be some Classical European music as well as waltzes and polkas of the Strauss dynasty.

The boys will travel through 18 states.

When: Nov 11, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Carson Center 100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Kentucky 42003

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