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Published on May 17th, 2015 | by Isabelle Karamooz, Founder of FQM


Paris in Songs at the Sofitel in Los Angeles

It will be a swinging night! This May 26, Paris Chansons will be at the Sofitel in Los Angeles to present their show “Autour du monde” (“Around the World”).


Photo by Mario R. Prado.

With its characteristic energy, the mixed group from Los Angeles is coming to present some French songs and a few pieces of Italian and Russian music to the Francophone and Francophile audience.


Photo by Csilla Balogh.

Paris Chansons is a true musical and human melting pot made up of the Russian singer Julia Kantor and artist Jacob Kantor, and also two other singers, the Moroccan Max Cohen and the French Jean-Louis Darville. All will perform a large repertoire of French songs from Charles Aznavour to Piaf via Jacques Brel, Patricia Kaas, Joe Dassin, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Zaz, as well as some great Russian classics.

When: Tuesday, May 26, from 6:30 pm. The show starts at 8 pm.
Where: Sofitel – 8555 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Prices: Tickets purchased in advance: $15; At the door: $20
Book your tickets on the Paris Chansons website:
To hear audio samples of the band :
and get info about future shows, go to :

About the Author

is originally from Versailles, France. She always wanted to see the world, which she did starting at 17 when she had the fortunate opportunity to study abroad in Rhonda, Spain. She traveled the world from Hong Kong to Taiwan, from Ireland to Austria, to Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Monaco, and discovered the entire countries of Italy and Morocco. She really feels like a citizen of the world. She finally settled several years in Los Angeles where she worked at the French Consulate of Los Angeles. Passionate about the Arts and History, she earned a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California Berkeley and studied for a Master program in education at the University of Southern California, then she went on to teach French to aspiring UNLV and CSN students in Nevada. She is the founder and Editor in chief of French Quarter Magazine, in which she writes, interviews people in a wide range of circumstances, pitches story ideas to writers and journalists, takes photos, and is currently writing her first translated work, which spans the life of Coco Chanel and is filled with adventure, intrigue, history and love.

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