401 Van Ness Avenue War Memorial Building
San Francisco, California 94102

They're back! With their vibrant dance and dynamic vocal harmonies, the Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir is a worldwide phenomenon. The choir was formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African gospel music. The fifty-two-member-strong ensemble draws on the best talent from the many churches in and around Soweto, South Africa. The choir has performed to sell-out crowds at major concert halls across the globe, and alongside such superstars as Bono, Queen, Aretha Franklin, and Stevie Wonder. The ensemble is dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music with audiences around the world.

Formed in November 2002, by Andrew Kay, David Vigo and the late Clifford Hocking in association with Executive Producer/Director Beverly Bryer and Musical Director the late David Mulovhedzi, Soweto Gospel Choir won instant plaudits internationally including winning the 2003 Helpmann Award, Australia's prestigious Performing Arts Award for "Best Contemporary Music Concert". Its first CD "Voices from Heaven" also garnered rave reviews, reaching the Number 1 spot on Billboard's World Music Chart, within three weeks of its US release, debuting at Number 3. Its second CD "Blessed" won its first Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music. Since then, the Choir has released "Live at the Nelson Mandela Theatre" (2008) (Grammy Award Nomination), its second Grammy award-winning CD, "African Spirit" (2008) and Grammy Award Nominated "African Grace" (2010).

As Ambassadors for the Nelson Mandela Foundation 46664, inaugural performance for Nelson Mandela concert in Capetown 2003, London's Hyde Park 2000, 46664 and Radio City Music Hall 2009. In 2010, it opened World Expo in Shanghai, and appeared for ESPN for Pepsi for World Club opening with U2.

Group discount available for 10 or more.

Watch a live video clip on our website.

Order your tickets today!

Official Website: http://www.ciis.edu/News_and_Events/Event_Calendar/SGC.html

Added by FullCalendar on March 1, 2012

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