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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Video: CBC National Story

Video: CBC National Story

The Soweto Gospel Choir were featured in a CBC National story focusing on the Toronto Children’s Concert Choir that opened for them at their show in Toronto. [...]

February 27, 2007 Elaine Videos 0

Blessed to be a witness to voices from heaven

Blessed to be a witness to voices from heaven

by Sebastian Cook The Live Music Report February 27, 2007 With the possible exception of Cuba, one could make a legitimate argument that no other nation on Earth expresses its inner collective soul through music as vividly as South Africa. A powerful case in point was the highly anticipated return of the Soweto Gospel Choir [...]

February 27, 2007 Elaine Photos, Reviews 0

Washington Post Review

Washington Post Review

Soweto Gospel Choir PERFORMING ARTS Tuesday, February 20, 2007; Page C05 Fresh from winning a Grammy last week for their album “Blessed,” the Soweto Gospel Choir put on a show at George Mason University on Sunday that would make a believer out of anyone. Hailing from the township that was at the heart of South [...]

February 27, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

New York City Photo

New York City Photo

A photo taken by VirtualErn of the Choir performing in New York City on February 23, 2007. [...]

February 23, 2007 Elaine Photos 0

Grammy-winning choir to sing

Grammy-winning choir to sing

By Bridget Monaghan Feb. 22, 2007 The Daily Collegian The Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir will share the sounds of South Africa from its award-winning album Blessed and its new album, African Spirit, tonight in the Eisenhower Auditorium. African Spirit features interpretations of songs written by Bob Dylan and Bob Marley. Lucas Bok, assistant music director, [...]

February 22, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir Welcomed at George Mason University

Soweto Gospel Choir Welcomed at George Mason University

By Edith Billups Wasington Informer February 22, 2007 When he’s not traveling the world to raise money for an orphanage for children with AIDS in Soweto, 31-year-old Lungisani Mhlongo, a member of the Soweto Gospel Choir, volunteers at a shelter in South Africa that helps children who have been abused. “From our choir’s tour, we [...]

February 22, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto’s singing sensations

Soweto’s singing sensations

iAfrica.com 21 Feb 2007 “We are thrilled at this honour. It’s every musician’s dream and for us the dream has come true,” said the Soweto Gospel Choir’s Executive Producer Beverly Bryer on accepting the group’s award for Best Traditional World Music at the Grammys last Sunday. Those associated with the group see their win as [...]

February 21, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

You’re forgiven for not knowing a thing about SA’s Grammy award winners

You’re forgiven for not knowing a thing about SA’s Grammy award winners

Andrew Walker 18 February 2007 Sunday Independent When one wins an award as prestigious as a Grammy, instant international stardom is expected. You would expect to become an A-list celebrity rubbing shoulders with the who’s who, picking and choosing your concerts – not to mention being entitled to stake your appearance fee, no matter how [...]

February 18, 2007 Elaine Articles, News 0

Soweto Gospel Choir promoting its third album, ‘African Spirit’

Soweto Gospel Choir promoting its third album, ‘African Spirit’

By Andy Thompson Richmond Times-Dispatch February 16, 2007 Lucas Bok considers himself blessed in many ways. He sees what has happened to him over the past five years as nothing short of miraculous evidence of God’s hand at work in the world. Nothing is as dazzling, Bok said, as how fast it all has happened. [...]

February 16, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto choir living their dream with Grammy win

Soweto choir living their dream with Grammy win

February 13, 2007 Solly Maphumulo The Star What does it take to make a dream come true? Hard work, according to the Soweto Gospel Choir’s Bev Briars. The globe-trotting choir achieved their dream on Sunday night when they were awarded the Grammy for best traditional world music album for Blessed. Speaking to The Star from [...]

February 13, 2007 Elaine Articles 0