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Chizuk Amuno Congregation

Jewish “Angels” Sing at the Basilica

A Disclaimer:
On Novemeber 21 the Ravens have an away game at 1:00 p.m. that you can record.

An Invitation:
On November 21st the Chizuk Amuno Professional Choir and Hazzan will participate in a rare historic Baltimore community event at 2:00 p.m. that you can plan to be part of….

The angelic voices of our acclaimed Chizuk Amuno Choir will reverberate in the majestic sanctuary of the Basilica of the Assumption at 2:00 p.m.
For information and directions: click here, Baltimore Basilica – Home

Basilica of the Assumption
“The historic Baltimore Basilica, built from 1806-1821, was the first great metropolitan cathedral constructed in the United States after the adoption of the Constitution. “When the Cathedral was first constructed, the only building that could compete with it in size, scale, and architectural sophistication was the United States Capitol. “No other Catholic edifice in America can claim to have seen so much history made inside its walls,” observed George Weigel, acclaimed biographer of Pope John Paul II, and NBC News Vatican analyst.

Since 1976, the Basilica has hosted visits by Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa of Calcutta. (From Basilica website)

We will be joined by choirs from:

Saint Ignatius Church in Baltimore
(Founded in 1856 before Chizuk Amuno!)

Douglas Memorial Community Church
It has developed a strong and active congregation. It has been named for its founding minister, Frederick Douglas, who was himself named for the great abolitionist.

The Baltimore Maryland State Choir of The Church of Latter-Day Saints


Jenny Oaks Baker

Jenny Oaks Baker is one of America’s most accomplished classical violinists. She began playing the violin at age four, and made her solo orchestral debut in 1983 when she was only eight years old. She received her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School in New York City and her bachelor’s degree in violin performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Strathmore Hall, the Library of Congress and as a guest soloist with the Jerusalem Symphony, the San Diego Symphony, the Utah Symphony, the Orchestra at Temple Square, and the internationally acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir. She has released nine albums since 1998.

This rare musical/community event is destined to become part of our 140th year archives of historical events in the life of our great synagogue. It will be an honor for us to greet you at the Basilica!