Sunday 19th November 2017,
Soweto Gospel Fans

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Quick Thinking Secures Soweto Choir for Spiritual Awakening

Quick Thinking Secures Soweto Choir for Spiritual Awakening

The Soweto Gospel Choir visited WRAL-TV while in the Triangle as part of their 2005 United States performance tour and managed to work an impromptu television show taping into their busy schedule while they were here. The Soweto Gospel Choir performed at Duke University’s Page Auditorium on Tuesday, February 1 at 8pm. While in town [...]

February 19, 2005 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Raising their voices: South African ensemble combines music with activism

Raising their voices: South African ensemble combines music with activism

By Lynn Hasselbarth Michigan Daily February 18, 2005 While some art forms allow one to contemplate in isolation, live musical performance compels audiences to engage their senses. The South African-based Soweto Gospel Choir provides such an experience. Performing at Hill Auditorium tonight, the Soweto Gospel Choir exudes a vibrating musical and spiritual pulse. Under the [...]

February 18, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Interview: Soweto Gospel Choir discusses their music and performs

Interview: Soweto Gospel Choir discusses their music and performs

4 February 2005 NPR: All Things Considered MELISSA BLOCK, host: From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I’m Melissa Block. And joining us here in our studios are members of the Soweto Gospel Choir. Named for the township in South Africa, where the choir is based, the 26-member group is on tour in the [...]

February 4, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir: ‘Voices from Heaven’

Soweto Gospel Choir: ‘Voices from Heaven’

By Melissa Block All Things Considered, NPR Music February 4, 2005 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir combines traditional African gospel and Western Christian music to form a rich, unique sound. In a visit to NPR, members of the group perform songs from their new CD, Voices from Heaven. [...]

February 4, 2005 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 1

Soweto Gospel Choir to launch continental tour

Soweto Gospel Choir to launch continental tour

Keith J. O’Connor 3 February 2005 The Republican The sounds of the Soweto Gospel Choir, performing Monday at the UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, will deliver audiences to many places, but for some it will put them smack dab in the middle of “The Lion King.” The a capella harmonies from deep baritone to [...]

February 3, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Choir sings praises, South African-style – Soweto group’s first North American tour backs ‘Voices From Heaven’ album

Choir sings praises, South African-style – Soweto group’s first North American tour backs ‘Voices From Heaven’ album

Jay Lustig 28 January 2005 The Star-Ledger Gospel is unlike most forms of music in that the message is always the same. But like any other genre, it can take many forms. “Voices From Heaven,” the first U.S. release by the Soweto Gospel Choir, offers a few numbers (“Amazing Grace,” “Many Rivers to Cross”) sung [...]

January 28, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

In The Spirit: Soweto Choir Brings S. African Gospel To U.S.

In The Spirit: Soweto Choir Brings S. African Gospel To U.S.

Deborah Evans Price 15 January 2005 Billboard Gospel music has always been fueled by great choirs, and though names like Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and Mississippi Mass Choir are legendary, the United States is not the only country to produce such great musical traditions. Stateside audiences will soon become familiar with the considerable talents of the [...]

January 15, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Redemption songs

Redemption songs

Once a byword for struggle against apartheid, Soweto is now firmly on the tourist trail. As it celebrates its centenary, Gwyn Topham visits the townships Gwyn Topham The Guardian 23 September 2004 Of all the places to get a sense of deja vu, Soweto would have been unlikely to top my list. And yet the [...]

September 23, 2004 Elaine Articles 0

In living colour

In living colour

Alun Prichard 17 September 2004 Daily Post (Liverpool) Africa is said by scientists to be the cradle of life — a statement that is evoked by South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir, whose voices echo the rhythms of life itself. Their unique lyrical quality grows from the blending of voices and traditions from many of South [...]

September 17, 2004 Elaine Articles 0

Photos: London Concert

Photos: London Concert

The Soweto Gospel Choir perform in London, England on September 11, 2004. [...]

September 11, 2004 Elaine Photos 0