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SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR

24/07/2016 - 24/07/2016 SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR

Soweto Gospel Choir is one of the world’s greatest vocal ensembles. Since its formation in 2002, Soweto Gospel Choir has won 4 Grammys (2 in musical collaboration), an Emmy Award and an Academy Award nomination for its work with Peter Gabriel. Hailing from Soweto in Johannesburg, Soweto Gospel Choir brings together some of Africa’s finest singers performing a repertoire that combines traditional African songs handed down through the generations, African Gospel, their unique renditions of international classics as well as South African freedom songs.  Soweto Gospel Choir has performed for and celebrated with the leaders of the world including Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Presidents Obama and Clinton as well as the British Royal Family. It has recorded and performed with some of the worlds greatest artists including Bono, Robert Plant, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion and Diana Ross. Having performed over 1000 concerts, Soweto Gospel Choir has brought joy into the lives of audiences all around the world. With soaring harmonies and that unique South African sound, witnessing a performance by Soweto Gospel Choir is unforgettable and a truly extraordinarily moving musical experience.