The Phoenix Symphony, Phoenix Boys Choir to perform in Scottsdale

AZ-NV 040715 PhxBoysChoirJoin Maestro Tito Muñoz and The Phoenix Symphony in an evening of beautiful and diverse choral repertoire with The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and the world-renowned Phoenix Boys Choir May 7-9.

This program takes place May 7 at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd Street and May 8 and 9 at Symphony Hall, 75 N. 2nd Street at 7:30 p.m.

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

The evening concludes with the Phoenix Boys Choir lending their young and pure 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.

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