Cheryl Nelson Lossett Performing Arts Series
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Minnesota State University Moorhead's Cheryl Nelson Lossett Performing Arts Series continues to be proactive in reaching out to the Fargo-Moorhead community and the surrounding region. Collaborations with community arts organizations and public school systems create outstanding educational arts experiences for the area's elementary, secondary and university students and teachers.
Soweto Gospel Choir
HOPE – It’s Been a Long Time Coming
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 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 hearts!
Soweto Gospel Choir’s “HOPE – It’s Been a Long Time Coming” has been commissioned by the University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium.
Thursday, October 13
This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.