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Vienna Choir to visit TAMUK for 500th anniversary concert tour
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Vienna Choir to visit TAMUK for 500th anniversary concert tour

Kingsville is going to feel a little more like Europe soon.

The world-renown Vienna Boys Choir will be performing at Jones Auditorium on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.

The Vienna Boys Choir was founded in 1498 to perform for the Holy Roman Emperor, and up until 1918, only sang for the court, at mass and private functions. There are over 100 members of the choir between the ages of 10 and 14.

The choristers are divided up into four touring groups and each tour for nine to eleven weeks. The choirs perform around 300 concerts each year for half a million people around the world.

Many famous musicians and composers have worked with the Vienna Boys Choir such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Franz Schubert, Joseph Haydn and Michael Haydn were members of the choir in their respective time.

The concert is free to the public and is part of the Presidential Performing and Visual Arts Series.

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