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Give Peace a Chance


Peace: Like John Lennon John Lennon back then, the POPVOX mit bunten Perücken Popvox choir gathers people around them and reinterprets peace-promoting pop songs in an unmistakable way.

PSALM 2022

Be The Change

"Be The Change" is the theme of the Easter Festival Psalm 2022 in Graz and draws on "17 Sustainable Development Goals" of the United Nations. What can we all do to create a world that is fair, free and safe for everyone? Psalm 2022 seeks the answer with the help of seven of these goals, which are illuminated with great music. 


POPVOX lachend mit erhobenen Armen

Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development

A programme based on John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Give Peace a Chance” campaign: Star Spangled Banner (US-Anthem), Smile (Kirk Franklin), Fragile (Sting), Amazing Grace, Stand By Me (Ben E. King) a. o.



Thomas Held, guitar & piano
Max Stadler, vocal bass 
Ivory Parker, beatbox
Wolfgang Vrecar, sound

Direction: Mani Mauser


Prices: EUR 46 | 26

Subscription (four performances of free choice)
U27 / Ö1 Intro / Club Ö1



Under the direction of the shrill pop professor Mani Mauser, the vocal ensemble Popvox pursues the goal of realising pop music in chorus, bringing a unique show to the stage.

Mani Mauser


Dazzling and shrill, Mani Mauser is a music educator, mentor and stage musician. Known for his artistic direction of the Popvox Academy and the vocal ensemble Popvox, he revitalises pop and gospel in the choral singing scene.


cosmos of the freedom movement pop songs

It was one of the most spectacular happenings in the history of pop music: on 1st June 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono invited people to join them in singing the song “Give Peace a Chance” in their hotel room in Montreal. The ideals of the Hippie movement have probably never been better expressed than on that occasion. POPVOX delves into the cosmos of the freedom movement pop songs and interprets the hits from the sixties to today in a new way that is unmistakably their own.

With us you are sure to get into the concert :)