Soweto Gospel Choir - HOPE
Presented by Andrew Kay
Event Date 2024-02-13T08:30:00
Hope is an all-new concert by 3-time Grammy®-winning Soweto Gospel Choir - celebrating songs and anthems from the Freedom movement of Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, back to the Civil Rights Movement of Martin Luther King’s 1950's America.
Tuesday 13 February 2024 | 7.30 pm | GPAC Main Theatre
Hope opens with a rousing program of South African freedom songs, before the repertoire echoes down through time to the USA, with beautiful renditions of the protest music of the Civil Rights Movement, including works by legendary artists James Brown, Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder and the one-and-only Aretha Franklin.
Formed to celebrate the unique and inspirational power of African Gospel music, Soweto Gospel Choir draws on the best talent from the many churches in and around Soweto. The choir is dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music with audiences around the world and has received critical acclaim and audience adoration for their powerful renditions of African American spirituals, gospel and folk music.
Hope is a concert that will sing forever in your hearts!
*Child: Under 18 years
**Group of 6+: A Reserve seating only
Duration: 85 minutes (no interval)
Artists recommended age: All ages
COVID Refund Policy: Ticket holders can seek a refund up to 5 days prior to any performance date they are unable to attend due to COVID isolation.