The Soweto Gospel Choir at The Paramount Theater
The spectacular and colorful two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir will return to The Paramount Stage 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 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 6 of South Africa’s 11 official languages are combined for a moving performance which uplifts the soul through the music & dance of South Africa.
Tickets for this event are on sale next week: Monday, July 30 to Paramount Star Circle Members; Wednesday, August 1 to Paramount Members; and Friday, August 3 to the General Public. Tickets may be reserved by calling The Paramount’s Box Office at 434.979.1333, online at www.theparamount.net, or in person at the Box Office Monday through Friday from 10:00AM until 2:00PM.
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