Soweto Gospel Choir (HOLIDAY CONCERT — SOUTH AFRICAN GOSPEL)

Live Music

November 30, 2018

Weis Center for the Performing Arts

 

The spectacular and colorful two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir returns to North America with Songs of the Free, a very special program celebrating the centenary of the birth of the father of their rainbow nation, Nelson Mandela. Songs of the Free will include South African classics as well as freedom songs and gospel music much loved by Mandela. Direct from South Africa, the choir is an awe-inspiring, 20-member ensemble that thrills audiences worldwide with a stunning blend of African gospel music, spirituals and American popular music. Earthy rhythms and rich harmonies sung in six of South Africa’s 11 official languages are combined for a moving performance that uplifts the soul through the music and dance of South Africa.

Friday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center Tickets: 570-577-1000 or Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice

 

 

 

 

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