November 27 Sunday at 7:30 pm
EJ THOMAS HALL
HOPE – It’s Been a Long Time Coming
A tribute to the fight for civil rights
An all-new concert by this 3-time Grammy-winning choir pays tribute to South Africa’s Freedom Movement and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Featuring some of South Africa’s best vocalists and percussionists, these uplifting performers have shared the stage and collaborated with the biggest names in contemporary music. Hear their powerful blend of African gospel, freedom songs and international classics.
Watch Soweto Gospel Choir perform.
WHAT THEY WILL PERFORM
“HOPE” opens with a rousing program of South African freedom songs that inspired their Rainbow Nation. Then the choir’s uplifting performance moves to the United States with beautiful renditions of the music of the Civil Rights Movement, including works by legendary artists Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, and more. Get ready: “HOPE” is a concert that will live forever in your hearts!