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Monthly Archives: February 2009

With Oleta Adams

With Oleta Adams

Oleta Adams with Soweto Gospel Choir in April 2007. [...]

April 30, 2007 Elaine Photos 0

The Lion Sleeps Tonight in Soweto

The Lion Sleeps Tonight in Soweto

by Zachary Gale New University Apr 23 2007 The raspy tone of ‘Black Velvet’ singer Alannah Myles channeled its way through female Soweto Gospel Choir soloists on Saturday, April 14 at the Barclay Theatre. The 25-member Grammy award-winning choir effortlessly sings Bob Marley’s ‘One Love,’ ‘Siteng Sediba’ (that’s ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ to you) and [...]

April 23, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Choir’s music can touch the soul

Soweto Choir’s music can touch the soul

Baton Rough Advocate April 20 2007 BY JOHN WIRT Music critic Sipokazi Luzipo, a lead singer and narrator with the Soweto Gospel Choir, loves performing in the United States, even though North American winters get quite uncomfortable for her and other choir members from subtropical South Africa. “When we get on stage people are warm, [...]

April 20, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

Photo: Sunninghill Hospital Event

Photo: Sunninghill Hospital Event

The Soweto Gospel Choir performing for a charity event at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg on April 17, 2007. [...]

April 17, 2007 Elaine Photos 0

African singers return to arts center

African singers return to arts center

Soweto Gospel Choir has message of hope Dolores Tropiano The Arizona Republic Apr. 13, 2007 SCOTTSDALE – The Soweto Gospel Choir returns Monday to the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts with its powerful presentation of South African music. The show features a chorus of nearly 26 singers performing a cappella, full band arrangements and [...]

April 13, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto shares its gospel culture

Soweto shares its gospel culture

By Gerald M. Gay Arizona Daily Star Tucson, Arizona | Published: 04.13.2007 Lucas Bok is pumped on the eve of the Soweto Gospel Choir’s first visit to the Old Pueblo. But it isn’t our majestic mountain ranges or delightfully warm weather he’s looking forward to. Tucson is one of the last destinations on Soweto’s three-month-long, [...]

April 13, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

Lifting Hopeful Voices, En Masse

Lifting Hopeful Voices, En Masse

Santa Barbara Independent By Josef Woodard, April 5, 2007 A Conversation with Lucas Bok of the Soweto Gospel Choir Founded in late 2002, the suddenly hot and internationally mobile Soweto Gospel Choir may be a globally aware but locally grounded 21st-century model of a hip, genre-bounding choir. As heard on its Grammy-nabbing Blessed and the [...]

April 5, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir blesses Marin with a visit

Soweto Gospel Choir blesses Marin with a visit

Marin Independent Journal By: Jane Lott 04/04/2007 One of the benefits of globalization is the spread of musical traditions audiences wouldn’t otherwise hear – African gospel, for example. On April 6, Bay Area residents can participate in this tradition as the award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir of South Africa visits Marin Center for an 8 p.m. [...]

April 4, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto choir is a master of spectacle

Soweto choir is a master of spectacle

Seattle Post-Intelligencer April 3 2007 By BILL WHITE In 2004, South Africa celebrated 10 years of democracy. “Blessed,” the second production of the Soweto Gospel Choir, keeps that celebration alive. Its 25 members, including five sopranos, five altos, seven tenors and eight basses, 14 of whom doubled as dancers and musicians, lit up the Paramount [...]

April 3, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Interview with David Mulovhedzi

Interview with David Mulovhedzi

April 2007, BlackGospel.com by Christopher Heron One of the most inspiring stories told of horrifying brutality, great faith and divine deliverance in native languages like Kiswahili and Zulu comes from the inspiring voices and spirited choreography of the Soweto Gospel Choir. Most Gospel music fans in America are only remotely familiar with this International recording [...]

April 1, 2007 Elaine Articles 0