The spectacular and colorful three-time Grammy® Award winning SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR returns to North America with HOPE – It’s Been A Long Time Coming. This special program will celebrate American and South African artists associated with the struggles for civil rights and social justice throughout their countries’ complex histories.
Expect to hear South African freedom songs as well as music of Aretha Franklin, Harry Belafonte, Mahlia Jackson and others combined with traditional African gospel music and spirituals. Direct from South Africa, Soweto Gospel Choir is an awe-inspiring ensemble that thrills audiences worldwide. Through its earthy rhythms, rich harmonies, brilliant costumes and infectious spirit, a Soweto Gospel Choir performance truly uplifts the soul.