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Arts & Entertainment - October 5, 2007

Concert in the cathedral

Palo Alto's Aurora Singers join voices with French chorale

by Janet Silver Ghent

On a Friday this summer, in the massive medieval cathedral of Albi, France, my husband mounted the high pulpit to sing a solo. I would venture to say he was the first Jewish man to sing a black spiritual in a Romanesque cathedral.

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Janet Silver Ghent is a Palo Alto resident and freelance writer-editor.

Comments

Posted by Francis, a resident of Midtown
on Oct 7, 2007 at 11:06 am

Janet,

You did an outstanding job at capturing all
the highlights of the exchange, with your
usual crisp and witty style.

Will become part of many personal history
books.

Congratulations for the nice piece.

Francis


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