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In Moscow today, will give a concert Harlem Gospel Choir

November 16 2006

As part of a tour of Russia the world famous Harlem Gospel Choir of New York on Thursday will give a concert in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

The singers were on the eve of the residence of U.S. Ambassador. Tours are supported by the U.S. Embassy.

Harlem Gospel Choir for embassy staff and their guests performed their traditional repertoire: music in the style of gospel, traditional religious hymns to African-American churches, as well as a couple of songs from the repertoire of famous performers, such as Stevie Wonder.

After the performance artists told that they in our country very much, that before coming here, they knew about the Russian food, fashion and cold.

Contrary to expectations, no bears, nor on the streets, or anywhere in Russia, they have not seen, but judging by the emotion, the biggest impression on the women's singing made fur Russian women at Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk, said artists. Gospel Choir in addition to these cities made in St. Petersburg and Moscow, after another visit to Tver.

In the history of the choir, which this year marks 20 years, were the performances in major secular halls, in particular to the Vatican by Pope John Paul II. The choir also gave concerts with such "stars" like Diana Ross, Cyndi Lauper, the group "U2" and others. Tells Interfax

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