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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 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

Victoria Times Colonist Review

Victoria Times Colonist Review

Soweto Choir offers glorious gospel revival Adrian Chamberlain, Published: Friday, March 30, 2007 What: Soweto Gospel Choir Where: University of Victoria, Farquhar Centre Auditorium When: Thursday night Rating: 4 1/2 (out of five) What concertgoers will remember Friday morning are sensory imprints left by the Soweto Gospel Choir — flickers of brilliant orange and green [...]

March 30, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Vancouver Sun Review

Vancouver Sun Review

Soweto Gospel Choir entertains the world The choir has backed rock stars such as Queen and Bono Lloyd Dykk March 29, 2007 The Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa will perform at the Queen Elizabeth theatre at 8 p. m. on Saturday. The choir has visited 47 North American cities in less than three months [...]

March 29, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Potent rhythms, harmony produce moving experience

Potent rhythms, harmony produce moving experience

Roger Levesque 28 March 2007 Edmonton Journal The human voice is capable of amazing things but you have to wonder if something special comes from singers who have weathered great struggles to find liberation. Whatever the reason, it was impossible not to be moved by the two dozen voices of South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir [...]

March 28, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Awed by the glory of Soweto’s Gospel Choir

Awed by the glory of Soweto’s Gospel Choir

Patrick Langston The Ottawa Citizen Mar 3, 2007 Its music a glorious burst of light and warmth on a snowy evening, South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir last night ignited Dominion-Chalmers United Church with a vision of harmony, hope and joy. It was, simply put, an inspired and inspiring performance. The two-dozen-member choir, which has shot [...]

March 3, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Blessed to be a witness to voices from heaven

Blessed to be a witness to voices from heaven

by Sebastian Cook The Live Music Report February 27, 2007 With the possible exception of Cuba, one could make a legitimate argument that no other nation on Earth expresses its inner collective soul through music as vividly as South Africa. A powerful case in point was the highly anticipated return of the Soweto Gospel Choir [...]

February 27, 2007 Elaine Photos, Reviews 0

Washington Post Review

Washington Post Review

Soweto Gospel Choir PERFORMING ARTS Tuesday, February 20, 2007; Page C05 Fresh from winning a Grammy last week for their album “Blessed,” the Soweto Gospel Choir put on a show at George Mason University on Sunday that would make a believer out of anyone. Hailing from the township that was at the heart of South [...]

February 27, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto Gospel Choir Welcomed at George Mason University

Soweto Gospel Choir Welcomed at George Mason University

By Edith Billups Wasington Informer February 22, 2007 When he’s not traveling the world to raise money for an orphanage for children with AIDS in Soweto, 31-year-old Lungisani Mhlongo, a member of the Soweto Gospel Choir, volunteers at a shelter in South Africa that helps children who have been abused. “From our choir’s tour, we [...]

February 22, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Joyful noise, glorious praise: Soweto Gospel Choir blesses Tulsa with pitch-perfect harmonies

Joyful noise, glorious praise: Soweto Gospel Choir blesses Tulsa with pitch-perfect harmonies

By James D. Watts Jr. 5 February 2007 Tulsa World We take as our text for this morning the words of the psalmist, who writes in the 66th Psalm, verses 1 and 2: “Make a joyful noise unto God, all the earth. Sing forth the glory of his name: make his praise glorious.” We offer, [...]

February 5, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0