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Soweto Gospel Choir in Review: Malvern Theatres

Soweto Gospel Choir in Review: Malvern Theatres

8 October 2004 Newsquest Media Group Newspapers Jill Hopkins A receptive audience became more and more involved as the Soweto Gospel Choir produced an impassioned performance of gospel music, taken from traditional backgrounds of Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho and English. Two dozen singers, wearing colourful dress based on South African designs, smiled happily, obviously delighted to [...]

October 8, 2004 Elaine Reviews 0

A monument to hope

A monument to hope

29 September 2004 Grimsby Evening Telegraph Simon Blow But, with this choir’s emergence in the last two years, the South African township is instead becoming synonymous with the uplifting musical culture of the country. To celebrate 10 years since it became a democracy, the 26-strong group, which has already rubbed shoulders with Bono, Queen, the [...]

September 29, 2004 Elaine Reviews 0

Earthy rhythms, rich harmonies

Earthy rhythms, rich harmonies

17 September 2004 Herald Express Jonpaul Hedge Theatre review Soweto Gospel Choir Princess Theatre, Torquay As a act that has travelled half way around the world to perform at UK venues like the Princess Theatre, I joined the audience in having high expectations for the Soweto Gospel Choir. As a band of top-notch singers drawn [...]

September 17, 2004 Elaine Reviews 0

Sunday singing from Soweto

Sunday singing from Soweto

Robin Denselow 14 September 2004 The Guardian Royal Festival Hall, London 3/5 There is nothing like the sound of an African church on a Sunday morning, and even in Soweto, back in the apartheid era, the hymns and gospel songs thundering out across the shacks and slums provided an exhilarating reminder of the community’s beliefs [...]

September 14, 2004 Elaine Reviews 0

Gospel music to fire your faith

Gospel music to fire your faith

4 September 2004 Herald Express The Soweto Gospel Choir are receiving rave news from across the secular and Christian media spectrum as they tour the country And on the night of September 15 they arrive at the Princess Theatre immediately following appearances at the Royal Festival Hall in London. This amazing choir – on their [...]

September 4, 2004 Elaine Reviews 0

Passionate voices, infectious fervour

Passionate voices, infectious fervour

By Cheah Ui-hoon 7 June 2004 Business Times Singapore Moving in sync and singing as one voice or in many layers of harmony, the Soweto Gospel Choir won over the audience with their passionate and powerful vocals last weekend. This was obviously one of the highly anticipated arts festival shows, and those who went to [...]

June 7, 2004 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel and dance take audience by storm

Soweto Gospel and dance take audience by storm

By Diane Keenan 17 March 2003 The Christchurch Press It is rare to go to a concert knowing nothing about the artists or their music and come away feeling overwhelmed by the performance. So it was for many at last night’s performance of the Soweto Gospel Choir, its members the best talent from the church [...]

March 17, 2003 Elaine Reviews 0

Performance – Soweto Gospel Choir Venue – QPAC Concert

Performance – Soweto Gospel Choir Venue – QPAC Concert

By Patricia Kelly 10 March 2003 Courier-Mail They swayed and swooped. They sang at full throttle. They gyrated and leaped through two hours of exuberant music-making after a lone voice piercing the concert hall’s darkness, backed by a rapid-fire volley of drum beats, heralded the Soweto Gospel Choir. This amazing ensemble of 33 singers-dancers-musicians whipped [...]

March 10, 2003 Elaine Reviews 0

Songs of joy rise above earthly technological problems

Songs of joy rise above earthly technological problems

By Jessica Nicholas 25 February 2003 The Age There is something special about watching a group in a performance that is part of its first international tour. The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed less than six months ago, and many of its 32 members have never travelled outside South Africa until now. Indeed, for several [...]

February 25, 2003 Elaine Reviews 0