You can catch the heavenly sounds of the renowned Soweto Gospel Choir in Adelaide at the Festival Theatre on Tuesday, July 22.
The Soweto Gospel Choir has an impressive history and a huge fan base.
The choir was formed in November, 2002 and a month later they recorded their first album, Voices from Heaven, and it shot to Number One on the US Billboard World Music Chart within three weeks of its release. Since then it has gone from strength to strength, winning numerous awards around the world, including three Grammy Awards and performing and/or collaborating with such artists as Celine Dion, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, John Legend, Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, Bono & U2, Queen, Jimmy Cliff, Eddie Grant, Amy Winehouse, Queen Latifah, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder.
Looking at the reviews, audiences are in for a treat. Critics, other performers and the public have raved about the costumes, the power in the songs, the heavenly sounds and the exuberant dancing.
“Dazzling and unified… Soweto Gospel Choir was as much to look at as to listen to. The human spirit – this you couldn’t miss.” (Los Angeles Times)
“This is a tour de musical force… Soweto Gospel Choir is a slice of musical heaven.” (Australian Stage, Melbourne)
“Meticulous and unstoppable… spirited and spectacular.” (New York Times)
If you would like to combine a rewarding overnight stay with a great night out, Rydges South Park in Adelaide can look after your accommodation needs.
Here is a video of the choir performing Arms of an Angel…