Submitted by Fort Scott Community College
The famed Vienna Boys Choir will perform on Sunday, November 12, at 3 p.m. at the Danny and Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center on the campus of Fort Scott Community College.
The performance is sponsored by the Key Charitable Trust, the Bourbon County Arts Council, Cheney-Witt Chapel, and Landmark Bank. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $5 for students K-12.
VIP seating, the first five rows of the center section, has a ticket price of $25. All seats are reserved. Tickets will go on sale starting Monday, October 16.
No group of child musicians has won more renown than the incomparable Wiener Sängerknaben, founded by Emperor Maximilian I in 1498. Six centuries later, the famed Vienna Boys Choir continue to delight music-lovers across the globe with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and a diverse, crowd-pleasing repertoire that encompasses Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, beloved pop songs, holiday favorites and medieval chant. Gifted musicians with voices of unforgettable beauty, they carry on the Vienna Boys Choir’s illustrious tradition as the world’s preeminent boy choir.
The Vienna Boys Choir is a world-class ensemble that is wildly popular. The Choir gives 80 concerts a year in North America, over half at near capacity or sold out. The Vienna Boys Choir presents timeless music with a universal popular appeal. With its broad repertoire of sacred, folk and popular music, a Vienna Boys Choir performance is a musical event that will draw in music lovers from all walks of life.
“This is a group of young performers who appeal to all ages,” said concert coordinator Jill Warford. “We hosted them in 2011 and they were very popular. We feel extremely grateful to our sponsors who provided enough funding so that we can offer affordable ticket prices to our community.”
Tickets will go on sale on Monday, October 16, at the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce, 231 E. Wall, Fort Scott. For more information or to purchase tickets by phone call 223-3566.