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Vienna Boys Choir come to S. Korea
Updated: 2020-01-16 10:07:20 KST
The angelic voices of the Vienna Boys Choir sound off positive energy for listeners.

The world's most well-known boys choir has come to South Korea for their first tour of 2020.
Their repertoire includes Gregorian chant, Astro Piazzolla's "Libertango" and popular songs from musicals and films.

"The message we are trying to deliver is peace. Music should play the role of communicator among people."

Established in 1498, the Vienna Boys Choir is one of the most enduring symbols of Austria.
It's divided into four sub-choirs which are named after famous Austrian composers associated with the choir's history Bruckner, Haydn, Mozart and Schubert.
The Bruckner choir, and its 25 boys, is the one that's visiting Korea.
Aged eight to fourteen, the boys are from all around the world, but one of them has found a special meaning this time Korean soprano Park Si-yu.

"Just the fact that I can sing in front of people is a great joy to me."

Since last Saturday, the boys have performed in Changwon, Gwangju and Gangneung.
They will wrap up their tour to South Korea this weekend with two more shows at the Lotte Concert Hall in Seoul.
Kan Hyeong-woo, Arirang News.
Reporter : hwkan@arirang.com