Monaco Boys Choir
U.S. Summer Tour
New York to Miami - July 6-26, 2020
Tour has been postponed to JULY 2022.
A perennial favorite on the European choral concert circuit, the Monaco Boys Choir (Les Petits Chanteurs de Monaco), under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, returns to the United States for a series of free concerts in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Orlando, Port St. Lucie, Palm Beach and Miami.
Founded in 1974 by H.S.H. Prince Rainier III to contribute to the Principality’s cultural and artistic heritage, the Monaco Boys Choir is a part of the Monaco Cathedral Choir and is composed of
talented boys from ages 9 to 15.
Under the patronage of H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco, the Monaco Boys Choir, through the generous support of the Monégasque government, is able to donate its talents to concerts organized on behalf of humanitarian associations throughout the world.
On previous visits to the East Coast, the choir appeared at many venues in New York City (Cathedral of St John the Divine, Yankee Stadium, Bryant Park, United Nations headquarters, St
Patrick's Cathedral, St Bartholomew Episcopal Church), in Washington D.C (Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Club, Basilica of the National Shrine, St Matthew Cathedral), in Palm Beach (Raymond Kravis Center, in Miami (Marlins Stadium, Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Florida International University). They also appeared live on NBC’s Today show, FOX Business, Telemundo.
The musical repertoire of the tour includes musical works by Franck, Saint-Saëns, Gounod, Fauré, Britten, Rachmaninoff, DeFord as well as French and Monégasque folk songs.
Musical direction and piano accompaniment are ensured by Pierre Debat, Director of Monaco Boys Choir and Chapel Master of the Prince's Palace and Cathedral of Monaco.
Monaco Boys Choir performs in NYC in 2010