Saturday 19th August 2017,
Soweto Gospel Fans

Mandla Modawu

Media: Filming with David Rocco

Media: Filming with David Rocco

Canadina/International celebrity chef David Rocco was recently in South Africa shooting his upcoming Dolce Africa program. He spent the day with the Soweto Gospel Choir on May 3 at their rehearsal and also sat down and ate some local dishes with them. Pictures/videos below courtesy of the SGC and David Rocco facebook pages. Looking forward [...]

May 6, 2017 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Ngiyeke Nsizwa

Choir Candids: Ngiyeke Nsizwa

The Soweto Gospel Choir sing Ngiyeke Nsizwa during their sound check at the Teatro Colon on October 1 in Bogota, Colombia. This song is part of the Choir’s new concert and is a fun song led by the ladies that include some memorable interactions. [...]

May 6, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Arms of an Angel

Choir Candids: Arms of an Angel

This is an awesome video of the Soweto Gospel Choir during their sound check at the Town Hall in New York City, NY on March 2, 2012. In this video you will see the choir performing their entire version of Arms of an Angel which is such a treat. As well, you can see Bev [...]

April 17, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Shosholoza

Choir Candids: Shosholoza

Throwing it back to exactly 5 years ago … watch the Soweto Gospel Choir sing the famous Shosholoza during sound check on April 7, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The tour was coming towards the end…and members were definitely having fun! 🙂 [...]

April 8, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Choir Candids: Kenang Bohle

Choir Candids: Kenang Bohle

The Soweto Gospel Choir sing Kenang Bohle, a Brenda Fassie classic, during their sound check at the Teatro Colon on October 1 in Bogota, Colombia. Apologies that the sound quality is not the greatest–I hadn’t realized I shot the entire soundcheck with the wrong setting on my microphone.  Ooops! 🙂 [...]

April 1, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Music Video: Because You Are There

Music Video: Because You Are There

What a great song!  Love it.  The official blurb below: Because You Are There is an ensemble piece with a total of six South African singers and the Soweto Gospel Choir. A classic spiritual, it has a repeating refrain, and a steady crescendo of various musical elements. Beginning with a simple lead vocal, it grows [...]

April 1, 2017 Elaine Videos 0

Choir Candids: Sefapano

Choir Candids: Sefapano

Trying to catch up on posting some additional videos I shot while I was with the Choir in Colombia. Here is the Choir starting their first soundcheck at the Teatro de Colon in Bogota on October 1, 2016.  They kick it off with one of their classic songs–Sefapano. Enjoy! (the audio is a bit muffled [...]

March 11, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Photos: Recording with Wouter Kellerman

Photos: Recording with Wouter Kellerman

The Soweto Gospel Choir were back in the studio recording with South African flutist Wouter Kellerman. Look for their collaboration with Walter again on his next album! Photos below: [...]

January 31, 2017 Elaine Photos 0

In Concert: Silent Night

In Concert: Silent Night

Happy Holidays from Soweto Gospel Fans! Wishing everyone a joyous and peaceful holiday season. The Choir continues to tour through Europe until the beginning of January in 2017. To get you in the holiday mood, watch SGC’s version of Silent Night that was sung on December 3, 2015 as part of their concert in Burlington, [...]

December 22, 2016 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Media: 2016 Christmas Shows in South Africa

Media: 2016 Christmas Shows in South Africa

Photos and video below of the home choir performing in Christmas shows in South Africa: A very special Christmas celebration last night at #Jacaranda FM’s Springfield Carols by Candlelight. Dudu’s wonderful ‘Oh Holy Night’. pic.twitter.com/9kuASCLggA — Soweto Gospel Choir (@Sowetogospel) December 4, 2016 [...]

December 14, 2016 Elaine Photos, Videos 0