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Soweto Gospel Choir voices soar high with spirit

Soweto Gospel Choir voices soar high with spirit

By Daniel Katz Bow Valley Crag & Canyon November 27, 2015 There are few singing groups that have developed such a highly acclaimed and renowned body of work as the Soweto Gospel Choir, who boast the likes of Bono, Peter Gabriel, and Aretha Franklin among their many millions of fans. The multi-Grammy-winning ensemble was formed [...]

November 27, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir Brings Its Uncommon Sound To St. Joseph

Soweto Gospel Choir Brings Its Uncommon Sound To St. Joseph

By Ed Condran Hartford Courant November 16, 2015 Robert Plant, Bono and Peter Gabriel are so iconic that their faces could be etched in rock’s version of Mount Rushmore. Each of those Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are uncompromising and unique recording artists. Another common denominator is that each has worked with the Soweto [...]

November 16, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

Llega a Chile coro africano celebrado por Bono y Peter Gabriel

Llega a Chile coro africano celebrado por Bono y Peter Gabriel

(Article in Spanish from Chilean press) By Matias Hinojosa November 16, 2015 Latercera El Soweto Gospel Choir dará cinco conciertos en Las Condes. Soweto es un suburbio ubicado a 24 kilómetros al suroeste de Johannesburgo. Fue construido durante el apartheid con el fin de alojar a la población negra que vivía en sectores designados exclusivamente [...]

November 16, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

Making Music, Celebrating Mandela: The Soweto Gospel Choir Takes Its Message To The World

Making Music, Celebrating Mandela: The Soweto Gospel Choir Takes Its Message To The World

By: Michael Levin HuffPost November 12, 2015 It took the Soweto Gospel Choir only a matter of months from its founding in November, 2002 to reach the top of the music world. The group’s first album, “Voices Of Heaven,” reached number one on Billboard’s World Music Chart within three weeks of its U.S. release. The [...]

November 12, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

South African gospel choir to perform in The Bahamas

South African gospel choir to perform in The Bahamas

ori, sipho,portia, shimmy, victor, ipe, mullao, lungi, thuli, greg, mandla, jef, rame, mary, milton, thembisa [...]

October 29, 2015 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Media: El Periódico Visit

Media: El Periódico Visit

The Soweto Gospel Choir are currently wrapping up their European tour in Spain. While in Barcelona, the Choir visited the offices of newspaper El Periódico.  Below are photos and videos from their visit, as well as an article in Spanish. Videos: Gospel en la redacción By Nuria Matorell El Periodico December 18, 2014 No son [...]

December 19, 2014 Elaine Articles, Photos, Videos 2

Choir’s soulful sound to wash your blues away

Choir’s soulful sound to wash your blues away

By Laura McKee The Observer August 7, 2014 Watch video of performance. THEY don’t just speak their music, they love their music. That’s the philosophy of popular and successful South African group, the Soweto Gospel Choir. Made up of 24 beautifully harmonised voices, the choir has travelled the world and performed with some of the [...]

August 7, 2014 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Rhythm of Africa coming to western NSW

Rhythm of Africa coming to western NSW

By Robert Virtue July 31, 2014 ABC Central West NSW If you go online and check out any of their videos, you’ll soon realise that the Soweto Gospel Choir is a rare type of singing group. They’re loud, proud, energetic and colourful. Their enthusiasm is infectious and their vocal skills are mesmerising. What’s more, the [...]

July 31, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Choir celebrates Mandela’s life

Choir celebrates Mandela’s life

Canberra Times July 8, 2014 Nelson Mandela was one of the Soweto Gospel Choir’s biggest fans and would stand and sing along whenever he saw the group perform. The choir will celebrate Mandela’s life in Canberra on Thursday night, in an upbeat performance that founding member of the choir Shimmy Jiyane said best honoured his [...]

July 8, 2014 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

African voices to warm the soul

African voices to warm the soul

By Alice Claridge Mercury July 1, 2014 THE colours and sounds of South Africa are inspiring Tasmanian audiences this week, thanks to a tour by the Soweto Gospel Choir. The 24-strong, brightly dressed choir brings joy with more than just song – a four-piece band, narrator and dance moves accompany the soulful singers. South Africa [...]

July 1, 2014 Elaine Articles 0