HHYC Tour to Austria

June 22-29, 2024

This June, 50 intrepid young singers from our H+H Youth Choruses will have the adventure of a lifetime - a tour of Vienna and Salzburg, learning about music in one of the world's historical centers of Western classical music. All of these singers will perform in incredible venues for local audiences, they'll collaborate with local performing ensembles, and will walk in the footsteps of some of music's greatest voices.

About the Singers

  • 50 HHYC singers
  • Representing 38 different zip codes
  • All on their first international tour with HHYC
  • 9th graders to 1st year HHYC alumni

Performance Highlights

  • June 15 at 10:00am: Bon Voyage Concert in Brookline
  • June 24: Masterclass with Andrea Fournier, the choir master of Salzburg Cathedral
  • June 25: Performance at Salzburg Cathedral
  • June 26: Performance at Melk Abbey
  • June 27: Collaborative concert with a local Vienna choir
  • June 28: Performance at Esterhazy Palace

What will the singers see?

  • Salzburg's Mozartplatz
  • Mozart's birthplace
  • The Sound of Music Churchyard
  • Vienna's Zentralfriedhof (Central Cemetery), where Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Salieri, Gluck, and other famous composers are buried
  • The Esterhazy Palace (where Haydn rose to fame), including the Haydnsaal performance space, and the Haydn mausoleum at the Haydnkirche
  • The architectural and historical wonders of Vienna and Salzburg

What will the singers sing?

H+H Tour Leaders

  • Emily Reed, VP of Education
  • JongHun Kim, Associate Director of Education
  • Alyson Greer Espinosa, conductor
  • Andrew Milne, assistant conductor
  • Pei-yeh Tsai, pianist

Bon Voyage Concert

Join us for a free concert to hear the music the Tour Choir will perform in and around Vienna and Salzburg.

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