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Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Cathedral Choral Society relocates for concert

The Cathedral Choral Society earned refu­gee status when the August earthquake snapped spires and smashed the stone angels off the top of National Cathedral.
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 21: Joseph Alonso, chief stone mason at the Washington National Cathedral, talks about the pinnacles damaged during the 5.8-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 23, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, October 21, 2011. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post) (Nikki Kahn - THE WASHINGTON POST)

While the Cathedral is being restored, CCS is relocating rehearsals and performances. This Friday night’s concert will be held at the Basilica at 7:30 p.m., and will be the culmination of the Embassy of the Czech Republic’s two-month “Mutual Inspirations” festival. Music by Viteslav Novak, Leos Janacek and Antonin Dvorak, three of the most esteemed 20th century Czech composers, will be featured in the program. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased online. For more information, contact the CCS office at 202-537-5527.

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