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"(The choir) has a cornucopia of remarkable voices: sharp, sweet, kindly, raspy and incantatory leads above a magnificently velvety blend.....the music was both meticulous and unstoppable.....the songs were both spirited and spectacular" - New York Times
They're back! With their vibrant dance and dynamic vocal harmonies, the Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir is a worldwide phenomenon. The choir was formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African gospel music. The twenty-six-member-strong ensemble draws on the best talent from the many churches in and around Soweto, South Africa. The choir has performed to sell-out crowds at major concert halls across the globe, and alongside such superstars as Bono, Queen, Aretha Franklin, and Stevie Wonder. The ensemble is dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music with audiences around the world.
Wherever Soweto Gospel Choir has performed, be it Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Canada the UK or the USA it has wowed audiences. Since 2005 the choir has completed an annual 3 month tour of the United States, with the majority of concerts sold out. As Ambassadors for the Nelson Mandela Foundation 46664, inaugural performance for Nelson Mandela concert in Capetown 2003, London's Hyde Park 2000, 46664 and Radio City Music Hall 2009. It has performed for Oprah Winfrey for her New Year's Eve party and was the support act for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers in Germany. In 2010, it opened World Expo in Shanghai, and appeared for ESPN for Pepsi for World Club opening with U2.
Watch a live video clip online: http://www.ciis.edu/News_and_Events/Event_Calendar/SGC.html
Group discount available for 10 or more.
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