The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


December 9, 2012

Vienna Boys Choir in family-friendly holiday show



Musicians like Heinrich Isaac, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Johann Joseph Fux, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Caldara, Antonio Salieri and Anton Bruckner worked with the choir. Composers Jacobus Gallus and Franz Schubert were themselves choristers. Brothers Joseph and Michael Haydn, members of the choir of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and frequently sang with the imperial boys’ choir.

The event is sponsored, in part, by Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate and Martha and Alan Barrick.

The next event in the Weis Center’s series is a free kids’ show by the Paper Bag Players  Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. The Paper Bag Players is a company of adults who create and perform original, contemporary, musical theater for children ages 4 through 8. “Saddles and Sunshine” has everything: funny plays, unforgettable songs, jokes, dances, paper bag sets and opportunities for the audience to become involved in the fun. Guests are asked to bring a canned food item, which will be donated to a local organization and distributed to local families in need during the holiday season.

For more information about this event, contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach coordinator, at 577-3727 or by e-mail at

For more information about future programming at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, go to or


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