Music: Junior Invasion

The U.S. concert stage last week became the beachhead for a two-pronged invasion, junior-size: Germany's Obernkirchen Children's Choir attacked in Manhattan, while the Little Singers of Paris took over Washington. Displaying powerful charm and undeniably high musicianship, the Gallic and Germanic youngsters (both groups will tour in the U.S. for about ten weeks) easily overpowered their pleased U.S. victims.

Palestrina to Berlin. The French, numbering 32 boys, wore knee pants and white stockings for the secular half of their program (seven, whose voices had changed, wore long pants), switched to white robes for...

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