The two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir brings their holiday concert to Staller Center on Saturday, December 8, at 7 pm. The South African choir has been spreading joy to audiences across the globe for nearly two decades.
Comprised of 20 of the best artists in South Africa, the Soweto Gospel Choir sings in many of South Africa’s official languages, bringing the incomparable and inspirational power of African Gospel music to Staller Center’s Main Stage.
These uplifting performers have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music including U2, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Robert Plant, Celine Dion, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Josh Groban. For the first half of this concert, the choir will perform “Songs of the Free,” celebrating the centenary of the birth of the father of their Rainbow Nation, Nelson Mandela. Following that, the performers will share international gospel classics and holiday favorites including “Silent Night” and Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”