Overture Center for the Arts will present SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Overture Hall as part of their Songs of the Free tour in honor of Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday.
The performance will features a free pre-show concert with the Fall Gospel Fest Choir from 6-7 p.m. in the center’s Overture Hall Lobby, open to both ticketholders and the general public.
Tickets are available at the Overture Center Ticket Office (201 State Street), by phone (608.258.4141) or online (overture.org). Groups of 10 or more may be eligible for discounted tickets.
“The Soweto Gospel Choir members are thrilled to return to the US for this American tour,” producer Andrew Kay said in a press release. “The group continues to inspire fans worldwide, but the reaction we get from audiences in the States is unforgettable. We hope that our uplifting message of hope, faith, and joy reaches audiences new and old on this special return visit as we celebrate the legacy of the great Nelson Mandela.”