Boys choir from Paris to perform in Poplar Springs

July 13, 1998

St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Poplar Springs will celebrate Bastille Day with a concert by the LePetit Chanteur de la Vierge Noire Boys Choir from Paris.

The concert will be held at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the sanctuary at 1125 St. Michael's Road, south of Mount Airy.

The 35-year-old choir is under the direction of Pierre Balbous. The 40-member choir of boys and men from ages 8 through 24 performs classics by Schubert, Mozart, Vivaldi and Bach, French folk music and American spirituals.

The choir is dedicated to Our Lady of Good Deliverance, a medieval statue of a black virgin in a convent in Neuilly, France.

Choir members will spend the night after the concert with Mount Airy-area families.

Admission is free.

Information: 410-442-1090.

Pub Date: 7/13/98

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