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Gute Hirten (The Good Shepherds) 2019
The Vienna Boys' Choir’s Christmas Concert

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Shepherds play an important part in the Christmas story. They may have been just “simple folk”, but they were the first to hear of the birth of Jesus. Many songs tell their story: how they were lying in the fields when they saw the angel; how they were afraid at first, then overcame their fear; and how they made their way to the stable in Bethlehem, where they found the baby Jesus, and they rejoiced. The shepherds in the Bible represent all mankind: each of us can and should identify with them. The Good Shepherds have become a Christmas tradition here at MuTh. This year the Vienna Boys’ Choir is performing as a large ensemble, singing and celebrating with all types of music Together with Chorus Juventus and the Schubert-Akademie, the Vienna Boys’ Choir recreate the crib in a musical sense, based on the cantata “Uns ist ein Kind geboren” (Unto us a child is born), BWV 142. Although the piece has been attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach, it is probably the work of his predecessor Johann Kuhnau (1660–1722). The audience joins in too: whoever wants to can simply sing along with Handel’s famous “Hallelujah Chorus” and, of course, to “Silent Night”. And that’s how a single concert becomes a festival of music for all the family.

Tickets: Band A €47/ B €41/ C €34; box seats €57; MuTh Club Students, children and young people: A €20 / B €15 / C €9

  • Choir: Vienna Boys' Choir’
  • Choir: Chorus Juventus
  • Orchestra: Schubert Akademie
  • Conductor: Gerald Wirth
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    Kinderopern-Workshop
    zum Stück "Gezeichnet: Franz Schubert"

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    The Vienna Boys' Choir presents a portrait of a composer

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    • Next Generation in the MuTh

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  2. November 2019

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    • Minetti Quartett in the MuTh

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    • Bartolomeys in the MuTh

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    • Volkhard Steude in the MuTh

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    Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

    • Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh
  3. December 2019

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    Texte.Über.Leben
    Benefizgala für die VinziRast

    Adeste fideles
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  4. January 2020

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    Christian Altenburger in the MuTh

    • Christian Altenburger
  5. February 2020

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    Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

    • Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

    Atalante Quartett
    Next Generation in the MuTh

    • Next Generation in the MuTh

    The Benny Goodman Story
    Schorny in the MuTh

    • Schorny in the MuTh

    Innehalten (Pause for Thought) — Ehre und Anstand (Honour and decency)
    Words & Music / Vienna Boys' Choir

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    Bilder einer Ausstellung – Pictures at an Exhibition
    A production of Wiener Taschenoper and the Natalia Sats-Theatre, Moscow

    • Kinderoper in the MuTh – ABO 1

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    A production of Wiener Taschenoper and the Natalia Sats-Theatre, Moscow

    • Kinderoper in the MuTh – ABO 2

    Pure Beethoven:
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    • Minetti Quartett in the MuTh
  6. March 2020

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    • Welcome to the fringes in the MuTh

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    • My favorites 1

    Karl Markovics: UANSCHLIAFFA
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    Volkhard Steude in the MuTh

    • Volkhard Steude in the MuTh

    Das Zauberwort (The Magic Word – in German)
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    • Kinderoper in the MuTh – ABO 1

    Richard Strauss & Johann Strauß
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    • Bartolomeys in the MuTh

    Das Zauberwort (The Magic Word – in German)
    Musical comedy by Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901) / A production by MuTh and the Vienna Boys' Choir

    • Kinderoper in the MuTh – ABO 2
  7. April 2020

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    Jorinde (In German)
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    • Kinderoper in the MuTh – ABO 1

    Friday Afternoons
    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

    Jorinde (In German)
    A Wiener Taschenoper production, co-produced by Musiktheater Linz

    • Kinderoper in the MuTh – ABO 2
  8. May 2020

    Innehalten – Gegen Ausgrenzung
    Wort & Musik / Wiener Sängerknaben

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    Auf dem Wasser zu singen: Schumann und Schubert
    Schorny in the MuTh

    • Schorny in the MuTh

    Brücken in die Gegenwart – Bridges in the present time
    Christian Altenburger in the MuTh

    • Christian Altenburger

    Friday Afternoons
    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

    Billy & Johnny / Die Strottern
    Welcome to the fringes in the MuTh

    • Welcome to the fringes in the MuTh

    Haydn – Bartók – Dvořák or “El Americano”
    Minetti Quartet in the MuTh

    • Minetti Quartett in the MuTh

    Friday Afternoons
    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

    Moser & Steude
    Volkhard Steude in the MuTh

    • Volkhard Steude in the MuTh
  9. June 2020

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    Bartolomeys in the MuTh

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    Friday Afternoons
    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

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    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

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    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir