Soweto Gospel Choir

Music • World Music

Hailing from the South West Township of Soweto in Johannesburg, Soweto Gospel Choir brings together South Africa’s greatest singers, performing a repertoire that includes traditional songs handed down through the generations, African Gospel, South African freedom songs, as well as Soweto Gospel Choirs unique reinterpretations of international classics.

Soweto Gospel Choir is one of the world’s greatest vocal ensembles and undoubtedly the most acclaimed. Since its formation in 2002 Soweto Gospel Choir has the unique position of having won 4 Grammys (2 in musical collaboration), television’s Emmy Award for its collaboration with Bono and U2 plus an Academy Award nomination for its work with Peter Gabriel.

Soweto Gospel Choir has toured the Globe performing in the worlds greatest concert halls, as well as headlining at festivals including Montreal Jazz Festival, and the Edinburgh Fringe. Soweto Gospel Choir have 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.

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