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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

The Soweto Gospel Choir at the Maison Symphonique de Montreal; July 6, 2013

The Soweto Gospel Choir at the Maison Symphonique de Montreal; July 6, 2013

July 7, 2013. Bernard Perusse Montreal Gazette It was a particularly animated Saturday night prayer meeting. And it was easy to imagine that God himself was snapping his fingers. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the 24-member Soweto Gospel Choir absolutely killed in a joyous, explosive performance at the Maison symphonique de Montreal. Performing a cross-section of [...]

July 7, 2013 Elaine Photos, Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel Choir at Maison symphonique – Bursts of Joy

Soweto Gospel Choir at Maison symphonique – Bursts of Joy

July 7, 2013 Yves Bernard Le Devoir (the below is a rough English translation of the original review done in French) It was like a balm on this sad day for Quebec. Soweto, arrived Saturday night one of the largest choirs in the country of choral singing. The shadow of Madiba, the father of the [...]

July 7, 2013 Elaine Photos, Reviews 0

Concert Review: Soweto Gospel Choir at Montreal Jazz Festival

Concert Review: Soweto Gospel Choir at Montreal Jazz Festival

Exuding a joy that can’t be faked By Jim Harrington Jazz Times July 9, 2013 The Soweto Gospel Choir is nothing less than an international treasure. Since making its performance debut in Cape Town in 2003, during the first of Nelson Mandela’s “46664” concerts to raise awareness about AIDS/HIV, the South African choir has quickly [...]

July 7, 2013 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel Choir @ Festival de Jazz (Montreal)

Soweto Gospel Choir @ Festival de Jazz (Montreal)

By: Sarah Meublat Thorium Magazine July 6, 2013 (the below is a rough English translation of the original review done in French) This Saturday, the majestic Symphony House of Montreal turned into a cathedral lit by the Soweto Gospel Choir. A colorful and energizing concert, offering a packed audience a catchy musical mass. A trip [...]

July 6, 2013 Elaine Photos, Reviews 0

The Soweto Gospel Choir communicates the Joy of Living

The Soweto Gospel Choir communicates the Joy of Living

Alain de Repentigny La Presse July 6, 2013 (the below is a rough English translation of the original review done in French) This is the Soweto Gospel Choir that had the honor of giving not one, but two final concerts of the 34th International Jazz Festival of Montreal at the Maison symphonique on Saturday. A [...]

July 6, 2013 Elaine Photos, Reviews 0