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Soweto Gospel Choir, TC Community Gospel Choir perform Sunday

If you like gospel music, you have a choice on Sunday — or maybe not.
The Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir is performing at Orchestra Hall Sunday night, just three hours after the Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir gives an afternoon perf

If you like gospel music, you have a choice on Sunday — or maybe not.

The Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir is performing at Orchestra Hall Sunday night, just three hours after the Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir gives an afternoon performance at Hopkins High School.

 If you don’t mind sprinting between venues, you can probably attend both concerts.

The Soweto Gospel Choir is, of course, the prominent act. Formed just eight years ago from church and community singing groups in the predominantly black township near Johannesburg, the choir started winning Grammy Awards in 2007 and just released a new CD, “Grace,” in January that seems destined for acclaim.

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The singers — there are around 30 of them — typically perform in colorful African costumes. They’ve been all over the world and their considerable triumphs were clouded only last year with the death from cancer of David Mulovhedzi, who co-founded the choir with Beverly Bryer.

Their current U.S. tour includes a 7 p.m. performance Sunday at Orchestra Hall. As might be expected, tickets are not cheap — ranging from $22 to $60. Go here for details.

The Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir, by contrast, has a 20-year history of performing in a variety of venues that range from churches and concert halls to homeless shelters and correctional facilities. They are a much bigger group — 120 singers — and their repertoire focuses heavily on the gospel music of African-American origins. Sunday’s concert is being billed as an “Old Tyme Gospel Concert.”

The performance is at 4 p.m. in the auditorium at Hopkins High School. Tickets range from $14 to $20. Go here for details.