Soweto Gospel Choir - presented by Opening Nights Performing Arts

Dec 11 2018
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Ruby Diamond Concert Hall
222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306
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Admission Fee:

$12 - $50

Time:

7:30 p.m.

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Arts & Culture Entertainment Live Music Local Community
Soweto Gospel Choir - presented by Opening Nights Performing Arts
Description:

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 for whom the Soweto Gospel Choir had the privilege of performing in front of on multiple times during his life. Direct from South Africa, Soweto Gospel Choir is an awe-inspiring 20-member ensemble that thrills audiences worldwide with their 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, which uplifts the soul through the music and dance of South Africa.

For more information, call 850-644-6500 or go to https://openingnights.fsu.edu/events/soweto-gospel-choir/.