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Soweto Gospel Choir in Australia

by Cheryl Goodenough (follow)
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The renowned Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Australia in March 2013 for its 10th anniversary tour.

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The choir will perform in Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide (as part of WOMAD), Brisbane and Sydney.

The choir has been described by Brian May of Queen as wonderful. "You have never seen or heard such infectious joy - guaranteed."

The Soweto Gospel Choir has performed around the world, and has collaborated, recorded and performed with artists including Bono and U2, Celine Dion, Josh Grobin, Robert Plant, Andrew Rieu, Red Hot Chillip Peppers and Peter Gabriel.

The choir has also won two Grammy Awards, an Emmy, and an Oscar nomination. Their sixth album has just been recorded.

Celebrities who have watched them perform include former South African president Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, South Africa's former archbishop Desmond Tutu and Oprah Winfrey.

Concert information is as follows:

Concert Hall, Perth at: Thursday, March 7, 2013. For bookings phone 132 849 or go to

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne: Saturday, March 9, 2013. For bookings phone 9699 3333 or

Adelaide WOMAD: Sunday, March 10, 2013 and Monday, March 11, 2013. For bookings see or phone 1300 496 623.

QPAC, Brisbane: Wednesday, March 13, 2013. For bookings see or phone 136 246.

Sydney Opera House, Sydney: Thursday, March 14, 2013: For bookings or phone 9250 7777.

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