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Condoleezza Rice to play piano for Aretha Franklin
Former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice is play the piano in an unlikely collaboration with soul singer Aretha Franklin later this month.
The pair are to perform together at a fundraising event for inner city children which is taking place in Philadelphia on July 27th 2010.
Rice is to first accompany the Philadelphia Orchestra at the show in a performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto in D Minor, before going to on support Franklin, reports the Guardian.
The politician - who played a key role in the Bush administration - considered becoming a professional musician in her younger years and performed for the Queen in 2008.
Franklin said: "Ms Rice is a consummate classical pianist and since I sing the arias, I thought we could do something."Posted on 2 Jul 2010 17:30 to category : Band / Celebrity News
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