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Winner of the 2019 Grammy Award for Best World Music Album for their latest album “Freedom”, a collection of songs which celebrate and commemorate South Africa’s democratic movements struggle for freedom, Soweto Gospel Choir now bring their “Freedom” concert to the UK.
Hailing from Soweto (South West Township), a town outside Johannesburg and home of Nelson Mandela and South Africa’s democratic movement, Soweto Gospel Choir continues to inspire audiences around the world with their powerful blend of African gospel, freedom songs, and international classics.
Comprised a line-up of South Africa’s best vocalists, these uplifting performers have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music including U2, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Robert Plant, Celine Dion, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Josh Groban.
In this uplifting and joyous repertoire, The Choir will perform a rousing program of freedom songs celebrating the life of the father of their Rainbow Nation, Nelson Mandela as well as international gospel classics including a spine-tingling take on Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and an extraordinary rendition of “Amazing Grace” which has had over 15 million views on YouTube.
Don’t miss the spectacular Soweto Gospel Choir LIVE!
Soweto Gospel Choir
The Soweto Gospel Choir mixes earthy rhythms with rich harmonies to uplift the soul and express the energy, fire and spirit of South Africa. Winners of the best gospel choir award in 2003 by the American Gospel Music Awards and grammy award winners in 2007 for their album 'Blessed'. They have also sung alongside Robert Plant, Bono and Peter Gabriel. Incredible singers, dancer and drummers.
See 4 tour dates featuring Soweto Gospel Choir
Forum Theatre (Malvern Theatres)
- Grange Road
- WR14 3HB
Soweto Gospel Choir image © Henry Engelbrecht