Internationally-acclaimed gospel choir to perform free concert in Kilkenny
A LEADING German gospel choir is set to raise the roof of the Watergate Theatre tomorrow.
The free concert will be the New Spirit Gospel Choir’s first in Ireland for 16 years.
Organisers said: “Authenticity, expression and power is independent of skin color and origin – you can feel that from the very first moment in concerts of the New Spirit Gospel Choir from Wiesbaden.”
The New Spirit Gospel Choir is an internationally acclaimed choir – winner of the Choir Olympics 2000 and several international choir competitions in Europe. They are also frequently perform at international gospel festivals. They have recorded seven live CDs and two live DVDs, and their performances are typically accompanied by grand piano, band or even a symphonic orchestra.
Organisers added: “Join this musical journey including music by (gospel) music stars like Ray Charles, the Harlem Gospel Singers, Kirk Franklin, Michael Jackson, Beyonce and Mariah Carey towards world-famous Irish and world choral music by Anuna and Karl Jenkins.”
The concert at the Watergate Theatre gets underway at 5pm tomorrow. Doors open at 4pm.