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South African singer who preformed for Nelson Mandela hopes for former president’s recovery

South African singer who preformed for Nelson Mandela hopes for former president’s recovery

By Jeffrey Ougler Sault Star June 13, 2013 Shimmy Jiyane is “definitely “excited about Soweto Gospel Choir’s upcoming Canadian tour and the South African tenor is practising hard to ensure his pitch will be perfect. But he admits his mind is not solely on music these days. Jiyane’s thoughts have also been on the fragile [...]

June 13, 2013 Elaine Articles 0

One on One with Soweto Gospel Choir Mandla Modawu

One on One with Soweto Gospel Choir Mandla Modawu

June 3, 2013The Afro News by Honore Gbedze Take us back to the beginning of the Soweto Gospel Choir and tell us how it all started? Soweto Gospel Choir was formed when our executive producer/director and our late musical director were asked to form a gospel choir by our Australian promoters. They had a six [...]

June 3, 2013 Elaine Articles 0

The world’s best choir at 10

The world’s best choir at 10

By Lesley Mofokeng City Press 29 May 2013 The humble and small celebration at Rosebank Mall’s Dance Junxion this morning didn’t fit the high profile of the Soweto Gospel Choir. Boasting two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, SA Music Awards, and having performed at the Oscars all in just 10 years, easily makes this the [...]

May 29, 2013 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Choir’s star-studded album marks 10 years

Choir’s star-studded album marks 10 years

TOnight By Munya Vomo May 29, 2013 IF I told you the phenomenal Soweto Gospel Choir is only a decade old, would you believe me? I didn’t think so. The choir has released so much music it almost feels as if they are as old as Ladysmith Black Mambazo (LBM). But apart from also being [...]

May 29, 2013 Elaine Articles 0

The Soweto Gospel Choir’s Divine Decade

The Soweto Gospel Choir’s Divine Decade

By Destiny Reporter April 26, 2013     DestinyConnect Grammy award-winning group, Soweto Gospel Choir, is celebrating its ten year anniversary with its new album “Divine Decade” and an international tour. It’s been two days since I was serenaded by the two-time Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir at its rehearsal and I’m still smiling. Gearing up [...]

April 26, 2013 Elaine Articles 0

From South Africa with love, world-conquering Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Melbourne in anniversary tour

From South Africa with love, world-conquering Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Melbourne in anniversary tour

By Simon Plant Herald Sun March 08, 2013 IN 2003, the Soweto Gospel Choir boarded a bus for Frankston. The then newly formed company from South Africa was on a one-off tour through Australasia and a civic centre by the bay was hosting their first-ever ticketed gig. “Most of these kids had never had a [...]

March 8, 2013 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir

By Nicholas Acquroff, 8th March 2013 Broadsheet Melbourne Choirmaster of the Soweto Gospel Choir, Shimmy Jiyane, won his place in an audition almost 10 years ago. Since then, the joyous choir has taken him around the world, winning two Grammys and an Emmy Award along the way.      Shimmy Jiyane lives in Soweto, a [...]

March 8, 2013 Elaine Articles 0

the AU interview: Sipokazi Nxumalo of The Soweto Gospel Choir

the AU interview: Sipokazi Nxumalo of The Soweto Gospel Choir

January 19, 2013 Priyam Chovhan the AU review Pending their upcoming shows in Australia, I ask Sipokazi of The Soweto Gospel Choir seven questions. 10 years! It’s an honour speaking with you at such a momentous milestone. How has the journey been for you all so far? Oh the journey has been amazing. Australia is [...]

January 19, 2013 Elaine Articles 0

The King of Waltz, André Rieu adds an extra show

The King of Waltz, André Rieu adds an extra show

Hunta Live Artslink May 19, 2012 The world’s number one classical artist, André Rieu, is about to embark on his biggest SA Tour to date – by adding another show at the Coca-Cola Dome. Demand to see the maestro and his Johann Strauss Orchestra perform their unforgettable, extravagant shows live in central Johannesburg for the [...]

May 19, 2012 Elaine Articles, News, Schedule 3

Soweto Gospel Choir sings from the heart

Soweto Gospel Choir sings from the heart

Everyone gets a solo suited to his or her voice amid famed choir’s tightly knit team By Tony Montague April 5, 2012 Straight There are 11 official languages in South Africa. That represents a steep challenge for any vocal act or artist wanting to span the country’s rainbow of cultures and nations. The Soweto Gospel [...]

April 5, 2012 Elaine Articles 0