Caravan World Rhythms

SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR

  • Date:

    Saturday, October 20

  • Time:

    8pm

  • Venue:

    Orpheum Theatre
    601 Smithe St.

  • Tickets:

    Tickets starting at $29 plus service charges

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The spectacular  SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR returns to North America in 2018 with Songs of the Free, a very special program celebrating the centenary of the birth of the father of their rainbow Nation, Nelson Mandela.”Songs of the Free” will include South African classics as well as freedom songs and gospel music much loved by Mandela for whom the Soweto Gospel Choir had the privilege of performing in front of on multiple times during his life.

“Nothing can really prepare you for the riot of exuberance and depth of emotion.” – The Scotsmen

Direct from South Africa, SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR is an awe-inspiring 20 member ensemble that thrills audiences worldwide with their stunning blend of African gospel music, spirituals and American popular music. Earthy rhythms and rich harmonies sung in 6 of South Africa’s 11 ocial languages are combined for a moving performance which uplifts the soul through the music & dance of South Africa.

“Sheer jubilation … earthy and unrestrained … The Rhythm of Life” – Herald Sun 

“…Hailing from the township that was at the heart of South Africa’s long struggle against apartheid, this choir has the spirit of gospel deep in its blood-and it shows.” – Washington Post

ARTIST WEBSITE: www.sowetogospelchoir.com

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