Phoenix Symphony joins Boys Choir for Scottsdale performance

Maestro Tito Muñoz and The Phoenix Symphony will perform in concert with the Phoenix Symphony Chorus and Phoenix Boys Choir 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts and May 8-9 at Symphony Hall in Phoenix.

Phoenix Symphony

Maestro Tito Muñoz

The program begins with Vaughan Williams’s “Magnificat,” a lyrical expression of joy and thanksgiving. It continues with Brahms’s “Schicksalslied or Song of Destiny,” which explores the competing existence of deities and mortals.

The evening concludes with the Phoenix Boys Choir lending their voices to Kodály’s rarely performed “Psalmus hungaricus,” a bombastic and defiant work based on the Scriptures’ Psalm 55 to mark the 50th anniversary of the unification of Buda and Pest in Hungary.

Led by Georg Stangelberger, The Phoenix Boys Choir elite Tour Choir is lauded internationally as a result of their intensive Arizona-based training program.

Concert tours throughout the United States, England, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, China and Japan have brought the choir both audience and critical acclaim as one of the globe’s outstanding boy choirs.

Visit www.phoenixsymphony.org.

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