Visit the Vienna Boys Choir in the baroque Augarten Palais and experience the world-famous young artists up close. The Vienna Boys Choir invites you to their home to share their music, the only true global language, with you. At the same time, your visit supports the activities of this musical institution. Our team will coordinate the details of your visit with you and accompany you on site; the descriptions below will give you an idea of the itinerary.

Augarten Palais
Headquarter of the Vienna Boys' Choir
Prof. Gerald Wirth
President and Artistic Director of the Vienna Boys' Choir

 

Guided Tour & Boys' Singing

Explore more than 500 years of vocal tradition!

Let yourself be guided through the home of the choir boys for an hour and get to know the official and unofficial premises. You will learn about the centuries-old tradition, about famous choir boys, the history of the Augarten Palais and the daily routine of the boys.

Enjoy a 20-minute rehearsal of the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir and let the bell-bright voices inspire you.

Schedule

10:30am:  Welcome and guided tour of Augarten Palais and the Vienna Boys Choir Boarding School.

Afterwards:  Visit of a rehearsal of the choir boys for the upcoming concerts.

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Workshop

Sing together with the Vienna Boys Choir!

With the choir conductor of the choir boys you will first concentrate on singing techniques such as voice training and expression of your choir. In the following rehearsal with the boys' choir, you will work together to develop a repertoire tailored to your own ideas.

After lunch you will have a small private concert in concert dress in the festive salon. Listen to the voices of the famous Vienna Boys Choir and present your own pieces; the crowning finale is the joint singing of the rehearsed songs. An official photo shoot will conclude the concert.

In summer there is an opportunity for a workshop in the summer camp of the Vienna Boys Choir in Sekirn, Carinthia, Austria.

Schedule

9am - 11am:  Welcome in the Auguarten Palais; Singing in and rehearsal with a choir director of the choir boys.

11am - 12:30pm:  Joint rehearsal with the boys' choir.

12:30pm:  Lunch in the dining room of the Vienna Boys Choir.

2pm:  Private concert together with the Vienna Boys Choir in the festive salon.

2:30pm - 4pm:  Guided tour through the representative and private areas of the Augarten Palais, farewell.

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Master Class

Perfect your vocal artistry!

Professor Gerald Wirth, president and artistic director of the Vienna Boys Choir, or one of the choir conductors of the Vienna Boys Choir will hold a master class with your choir at the Augarten Palais. Intensify your techniques of warm-up, voice training and expression.

Then learn how to apply your newly acquired knowledge to the repertoire agreed with you. After just over two hours and a nice surprise piece, you will be full of inspiration that you can take with you on your further musical life.

Schedule

Time according to agreement:  Welcome at the Auguarten Palais with a short story about the choir boys.

Afterwards:  Vocal technique and development of the selected pieces in the Masterclass.

Optional:  Guided tour through the representative and private areas of the Augarten Palais.

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Private Concert

Hearing pleasure with highest praises!

For your exclusive event we also organize private concerts, for example in the salon of the Augarten Palais. We are also happy to organize such exclusive concerts in other venues, for example in the roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral or in a ballroom of your choice.

The choir boys will delight you with Renaissance music, classical music, yodelling or waltzes - we will find the right repertoire for you.

Schedule Augarten Palais

Time according to agreement:  Welcome at the Augarten Palais. Walk with us up the grand staircase, over which crowned heads have already stridden.

Afterwards:  Take a seat and experience a listening pleasure in the highest tones.

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Frequently Asked Questions



Links

Vienna Boys Choir

Vienna Tourism

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