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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

Music Soweto Gospel Choir delivers Tunes sung in Zulu, Sotho, English harmonious delights

Music Soweto Gospel Choir delivers Tunes sung in Zulu, Sotho, English harmonious delights

By Helaine R. Williams 3 February 2007 The Arkansas Democrat Gazette Hearing South Africa’s chart-topping Soweto Gospel Choir, it’s nearly impossible to single out any favorites among its songs … or stars among its lead singers. Each member is equally important in forming a sound so colorfully and harmoniously woven that the choir could take [...]

February 3, 2007 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto choir stirs stuffy Symphony

Soweto choir stirs stuffy Symphony

Christopher Blagg 9 April 2006 Boston Herald A well-known South African proverb states “umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu,” which translates roughly as “a person is a person through other persons.” That maxim was exemplified in ringing four-part harmony Friday night as members of the mighty Soweto Gospel Choir rained their voices down upon a jubilant Symphony Hall. [...]

April 9, 2006 Elaine Reviews 0

Soweto choir is lively, festive

Soweto choir is lively, festive

Deseret News Feb 28, 2006 by Scott Iwasaki It was a spiritual celebration of unity, love and friendship in Kingsbury Hall Friday night. The Soweto Gospel Choir brought a two-hour music fest from South Africa and enlightened an appreciative audience that hung on every note. Led by assistant choir director Lucas Deon Bok, the 25-voice [...]

February 28, 2006 Elaine Reviews 0

South African choir wows Lied Center

South African choir wows Lied Center

By Dean Bevan Journal-World February 17, 2006 South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir drew a large audience Wednesday evening to the Lied Center, with members singing and dancing their way through more than two dozen songs. Occasionally in English, but mostly in Zulu, Sotho and Xhosa, the lyrics needed no translation to convey the joy and [...]

February 17, 2006 Elaine Reviews 0

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

By Chris Thomson August 30, 2005 Long Live Africa I support two rugby teams – the Australian Wallabies, and anybody who plays South Africa’s Springboks. Last Saturday night at Subiaco Stadium, in the Western Australian city of Perth, my two teams merged into one. I fumed from my Subiaco seat as the Springboks beat the [...]

August 30, 2005 Elaine Reviews 0