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Fire ends ‘dream’ of UK Chorale’s performance at Notre Dame, but French tour will continue

As millions of people watched Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral go up in flames Monday, Jefferson Johnson was grieving and planning. As conductor of the University of Kentucky Chorale, Johnson and 37 students were scheduled to perform a program of sacred music at Notre Dame on May 10, a date he called “the dream of every choir.” To be accepted, Johnson had to turn in chorale recordings and his resume. “It’s just devastating,” Johnson said as he watched CNN recordings of flames devouring the 12th-century cathedral.

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