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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Soweto Gospel Choir at Massey Hall Dec. 17 & 18

Soweto Gospel Choir Returns to Toronto

For Two Performances Only!

December 17 & 18 Massey Hall

Tickets on sale TODAY!

Toronto, Ontario The exciting and dynamic Soweto Gospel Choir will return to Toronto for two performances only on December 17 and 18, 2008 at Massey Hall. The performances are presented by The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.

Two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir thrilled capacity audiences on each of their previous visits in 2005 and 2007. These return performances will include their newest holiday offerings as well as traditional favourites.

Expect earthy rhythms, rich harmonies, a cappella numbers as well as accompaniment by an exciting four-piece band and percussion section. Add energetic dancing and vibrant, colourful costumes, and the mix is awesome. The Choir performs in six of South Africas 11 official languages.

The popular Choir has made its mark on the international stage performing with such luminaries as Bono, The Eurythmics, Jimmy Cliff and many others. They have also performed for Nelson Mandela. Often referred to as the Voices from Heaven, the Choir reaches across cultural boundaries and each performance is uplifting, exhilarating and thrilling.

DETAILS

Dates: Dec. 17 & 18, 2008 at 8 p.m.

Location: Massey Hall

South side of Shuter Street, between Yonge & Victoria Streets

Tickets: On sale NOW: $18-$78 plus applicable service charges

Tickets can be purchased through the Massey Hall & Roy Thompson Hall Box Office by telephone 416-872-4255, in person at 60 Simcoe St., Toronto, online at www.masseyhall.com or through Ticketmaster by phone at 416-870-8000, online at www.ticketmaster.ca or in person at any Ticketmaster retail location.

GROUPS of 10 or more call Massey Hall Group Sales at 416-593-4822 ext. 225

Visit www.masseyhall.com for more details.

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