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Vienna Boys Choir (Wiener Sangerknaben)

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A nice concert but nothing more

We went to the friday afternoon performance at Muth, the Vienna Boys Choir Auditory. The auditory... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rmkoch
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Porto, Portugal
MuTh Friday afternoon

Highly recommend their Friday afternoon concerts at MuTh by Augarten. We booked over 2 months... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
mellieann
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Thornhill, Canada
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Founded in 1498 by Emperor Maximilian I, this internationally renowned youth choir has been heard around the world ever since. In Vienna, there are two key venues to experience the Vienna Boys Choir: their own concert hall, MuTh, and the Imperial...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the friday afternoon performance at Muth, the Vienna Boys Choir Auditory. The auditory itself has wonderfull acoustics, and is a therefore a good venue for choir or chamber music. But we were expecting a little bit more from the Boys Choir. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Highly recommend their Friday afternoon concerts at MuTh by Augarten. We booked over 2 months before the date. I must say I was blown away by the purity of their sound and their professionalism. I was expecting something akin to a America’s got talent group...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

We were lucky enough to attend the 7th October mass - Mozart's coronation mass. The service was charming (I understand German well) and the music was outstanding. I knew beforehand that the boys choir only sang only a single song in view, but others did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We heard the Vienna Boys Choir at the Hofburgkapella Music Chapel. I reserved seats and ordered by tickets on line in advance, and had front row seats in the first balcony. My seats provided some air when the balcony door was open, and even when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank AKTraveler_Les
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We took a leap of faith and ordered tickets on line ahead of travel. With a try at Uber and finally a taxi we went to MUTH in Vienna to hear an outstanding concert. What a joy. All in German .... we didn’t have an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

There is nothing to compare to listening to the Boys Choir singing a private tour for our very small group, in their own home. The reception afterwards, in which we could chat with the kids was so exciting. I had chills and tears while listening...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The Sunday morning mass is exactly that...a mass, not a spectacle. We attended on Sunday 20 May. The Choir sung Haydn’s Mass in B Major throughout the mass. They sung from the top at the back of the church, so if you sit at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank OwenB130
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I didn’t really enjoy this. The chapel is pretty drab and hasn’t benefitted from 19th century “restoration”. We seemed to have the B list of the Vienna boys choir. At least I didn’t have a terrible seat. I was in the “Haus Oratorium” with a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Steven G
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The venue is beautiful and historic. The seating is fine for listening, but not good for seeing much of what is going on. A bit pricey and a bit long. A memorable experience, but wouldn’t do it again.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 8-drank-was-merry
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We went to the MuTh to see them perform the Gute Hirten. This event was truely fantastic. We booked in advance and we were completely overwhelmed by their performance. It was a major highlight for us while in Vienna.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
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If I remember correctly, it’s perhaps 90-120 mins long. The boys sing a capella for the first few songs, then accompanied by their conductor on the piano. Then there’s an intermission where patrons can have a drink etc... More
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