Soweto Gospel Choir: Grammy-Winning South African Group
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The last date listed for Soweto Gospel Choir: African Grace was Thursday April 5, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Great Show. The Gospel Choir was very high energy
and enthusiastic in their singing and dancing.
Costumes were colorful and and help to keep the
audience riveted to the overall performance on the
stage.Very good audience connection. Great...continued
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 No. 1 spot on Billboard’s World Music Chart, within three weeks of its US release, debuting at No. 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).