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Concert review: Soweto Gospel Choir brings the audience to its feet

Concert review: Soweto Gospel Choir brings the audience to its feet

By Chang Tou Liang The Straits Times April 17, 2015 It is a testament to the faith of a community to be united and upbeat in times of war, oppression and poverty. South Africa has had a long history of colonisation, racial discrimination and internal strife to keep its people down, but judging by the [...]

April 17, 2015 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel Choir start Gardens Arts Festival with a bang

Soweto Gospel Choir start Gardens Arts Festival with a bang

Danielle Heyns February 14, 2015 Waikato Times Soweto Gospel Choir gave stellar vocal performances in the first show of Hamilton’s Gardens Arts Festival. It’s not often choirs draw this sort of crowd, but the Soweto Gospel Choir is arguably one of the most popular vocal groups worldwide. It has won two Grammy Awards and was [...]

February 14, 2015 Elaine Reviews 0

Review: Soweto Gospel Choir – Hamer Hall

Review: Soweto Gospel Choir – Hamer Hall

July 13, 2014 By Ellen Adamcewicz Cargo Art Magazine The Soweto Gospel Choir travelled far to bring their Australian tour to Hamer Hall, including over twenty highly skilled and multi talented singers and dancers from one of Johannesburg’s most infamous townships. Taking to the stage in hi-sheen satins of the brightest hues trimmed with an [...]

July 13, 2014 Elaine Reviews 0

Reviews by Teri: Soweto Gospel Choir

Reviews by Teri: Soweto Gospel Choir

March 31, 2014 Reviews by Teri Soweto Gospel Choir Mixing African spirituals with American gospel songs is what makes the Soweto Gospel Choir special.. It is also what has earned this group an Emmy Award, two Grammy Awards, three South African Music Association Awards and even an Oscar nomination. Last Thursday, the Soweto Gospel Choir [...]

March 31, 2014 Elaine Reviews 0

A soaring, spiritual South African night: Soweto Gospel Choir is feast for the senses

A soaring, spiritual South African night: Soweto Gospel Choir is feast for the senses

By Todd von Kampen Omaha World-Herald March 28, 2014 All the peace and joy that Nelson Mandela wished for South Africa — and the world — poured out in waves Thursday night from the voices and bodies of the Soweto Gospel Choir. The aural and visual impressions inside the Holland Performing Arts Center almost defy [...]

March 28, 2014 Elaine Reviews 0

Review: Soweto Gospel pays tribute to Madiba

Review: Soweto Gospel pays tribute to Madiba

March 25, 2014 By Jesse Starita Lincoln Journal Star The beautiful harmonies born in a Johannesburg, South Africa, township 12 years ago delivered a soul-stirring two-hour set last night before 1,500 congregants at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. In the hands of the peerless Soweto Gospel Choir, those beautiful harmonies uplifted everything from Sarah [...]

March 25, 2014 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel Enchants Lehman

Soweto Gospel Enchants Lehman

By Albert Dankwa March 24, 2014 The Meridian Perhaps people arriving to witness the Soweto Gospel Choir in action were misinformed. What the audience was subjected to on that chilly February night was anything but a gospel choir. What was delivered instead was a show that rocked the stage of the Lehman Center for the [...]

March 24, 2014 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel Choir performs at Byham

Soweto Gospel Choir performs at Byham

February 27, 2014 Clarece Polke Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Soweto Gospel Choir visited Pittsburgh for the first time Thursday as part of its three-month U.S. tour, drawing an audience of 850 to the Byham Theater, Downtown. Shimmy Jiyane, the 24-member choir’s director and a founding member of the group, said that even if some audience members [...]

February 27, 2014 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel Choir energizes CAC

Soweto Gospel Choir energizes CAC

Lacey Palmer February 13, 2014 The Daily Athenaeum The two-time Grammy-award winning Soweto Gospel Choir brought the music and culture of South Africa to the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre Tuesday evening, supplying those in attendance with upbeat, energetic tunes to liven up the beginning of the work week. Dressed in traditional South African attire, [...]

February 13, 2014 Elaine Reviews 0

Review: Soweto Gospel Choir has audience dancing in the aisles

Review: Soweto Gospel Choir has audience dancing in the aisles

15 November 2013 Peter Gawthorpe Leamington Courier Soweto Gospel Choir, Warwick Arts Centre, November 14 They were singing and dancing in the aisles at the end of this superb concert. The Soweto Gospel Choir is on its tenth anniversary tour, bringing a wonderful sense of joy, musicality and energy to its audiences. It was a [...]

November 15, 2013 Elaine Reviews 2