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In Loving Memory: David Mulovhedzi

In Loving Memory: David Mulovhedzi

It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that founding choirmaster and musical director David Mulovhedzi passed away last night. He was a father figure to all members of the Soweto Gospel Choir and will be on the minds of both Choirs as they wrap up their European and Asian tours. [...]

December 20, 2009 Elaine News 9

Choir in Japan

Choir in Japan

Hi everyone, The Choir is currently touring Japan for the first time and winning over a new Japanese audience. Thanks to Shogo from the SGC Japanese Fan Club, we have a copy of their set list!  What a great set; wished I could be there in person! Look for more news and updates from the [...]

December 14, 2009 Elaine News 0

FIFA Draw Today

FIFA Draw Today

Hi everyone, The 2010 FIFA World Cup Draw is taking place today from Cape Town. The Choir is slated to perform–so be sure to tune in and watch!  You can also follow everything at FIFA.com Should be good! [...]

December 4, 2009 Elaine News 0

SGC to take part in ‘Oh Africa’ Charity Song

SGC to take part in ‘Oh Africa’ Charity Song

A small mention of the choir participating in Pepsi’s Africa-themed campaign. The soft-drinks brand is to launch a football- and Africa-themed campaign that will follow the release of a charity song, Oh Africa, in January. A global TV campaign featuring the song will launch in March, building up to the World Cup kick-off in June. [...]

November 17, 2009 Elaine News 1

Grammy award winners to perform at showcase in Cape Town on 4 December

Grammy award winners to perform at showcase in Cape Town on 4 December

FIFA.com December 4, 2009 The Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Beninoise singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo and one of South Africa’s greatest music exports Johnny Clegg will provide a star-studded line-up for the Final Draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ in Cape Town on 4 December (19.00 local time/18.00 CET). The 90-minute live show [...]

November 4, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0

North American Dates Announced

North American Dates Announced

Hi everyone, The Soweto Gospel Choir will be touring throughout North America beginning January 2010.  I have posted the first batch of dates to the Calendar section.  More dates will be added/confirmed in the near future. Please keep checking back for the latest!  Hopefully you’ll be able to get out to a concert or two [...]

October 13, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Bala Brothers Concert

Bala Brothers Concert

The Choir will be performing with the Bala Brothers on September 26 at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg. Check out the Calendar and this Concert PDF for more information. [...]

August 28, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Dutch dates added

Dutch dates added

The Choir’s schedule for the rest of the year is starting to fill up.  Dates for their Dutch tour from November 17 to December 9 have been recently released. Check out the Calendar for more information. [...]

August 24, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Soweto choir bids Fringe farewell

Soweto choir bids Fringe farewell

BBC August 23, 2009 One of the best-loved acts on the Edinburgh Fringe is giving its final performances at the festival. The Soweto Gospel Choir first came to the Edinburgh festival in 2003, when they were little-known in the UK. That first year, appearing at St George’s West church, was to help change the fortunes [...]

August 24, 2009 Elaine Articles, News 0

Paris Dates Added

Paris Dates Added

The Soweto Gospel Choir will be performing at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, France from November 4 – 9. Check out the Calendar for more information.  Should be a great week of concerts at a beautiful venue! [...]

August 18, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0