Soweto Gospel Choir 

Hope: It’s Been a Long Time Coming
Berklee Performance Center

Out of the darkness comes a new dawn! This all-new concert by 3-time Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir commemorates South Africa’s Freedom Movement and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.

Bringing joy to all, “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 Billie Holiday, James Brown, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield and the one and only, Aretha Franklin. Get ready, “Hope” is a concert that will live forever in your heart!

“Absolutely thrilling singers... dazzling music”


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Berklee Performance Center Information

Funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.