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The World Champion Whistler In Cirque Du Soleil's 'Corteo'03:04
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Geert Chatrou, a world-class whistler who appear in Circus De Soleil's "Corteo." (Zoe Mitchell/WBUR)
Geert Chatrou, a world-class whistler who appear in Circus De Soleil's "Corteo." (Zoe Mitchell/WBUR)

Cirque Du Soleil's "Corteo" features 51 acrobats, actors and musicians.

Among them, the ringmaster of the show, Mr. Loyal, is played by a world-class whistler. Geert Chatrou, who is from the Netherlands, won the Whistling World Championship in 2004, 2005 and 2008. He loves to perform a wide repertoire of music, from Jimi Hendrix to music from the Renaissance.

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Geert Chatrou, whistler

This segment aired on June 20, 2019.

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Zoë Mitchell is a Radio Boston producer and studio director.

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