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Vienna Boys' Choir - Live from the Stephansdom

Vienna Boys&#039 | Choir, Sandrine Piau, soprano | Chorus Viennensis
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Bertrand de Billy

Since its founding over 500 years ago the Wiener Sängerknaben, a.k.a. Vienna Boys' Choir, has been a fixed attraction in musical life. A number of important musicians have been connected with the famous choir. Joseph Haydn, and Franz Schubert for example have been members themselves. Not to forget about W.A. Mozart, who composed several music for the choir. On January 27, 2006 – the day of the composer’s 250th anniversary, the Wiener Sängerknaben celebrate Mozart with this concert from the Stephansdom Vienna. The Radio Symphonieorchester Wien plays under the baton of Bertrand de Billy, soloist is the French soprano Sandrine Piau.

Repertoire

Mass in C major (Kroenungs-Messe), Graduale "Santa Maria" & "Agnus Dei" from Litaniae Lauretanae,"Credo" & "Et incarnatus est” from Great Mass, "Laudate Dominum" from Vesperae solennes de Confessore, Church Sonata K..278 & K.328

Facts

Prog. No.
5516
Music genre
Choral Music / Vocal
Length
68 mins
Director
Claus Viller
Producers
Wiener Mozartjahr 2006, ORF, EuroArts
Production year
2006
Format
HD