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A fun night of uninhibited singing from the Vienna Boys Choir at Singapore's Victoria Hall / The Straits Times

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A visit from members of the Vienna Boys Choir has become something of a regular feature on the Singapore arts calendar. This year, it is doing something new by staying a whole week and giving coaching sessions, masterclasses and lectures. It is also presenting two concerts, the second of which (tonight at the Esplanade) sees it collaborating with eight local choirs.

For last Saturday's concert, however, it had the stage to itself. Its 90-minute programme comprised the customary mix of music stretching across centuries, styles and languages. It also moved from the musically intense to the musically flippant, with the audience becoming progressively more excited as the songs became increasingly more outrageous.

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