Angels in Harlem Gospel Choir is the older touring arm of the Harlem Gospel Choir. It dubbed Angels in Harlem by many famous artists such as U2 & by the late Pope John Paul II who blessed them in a 2003 private audience at the Vatican.
HGC/Night of the Proms, Dortmund 2008
In 2004 Angels in Harlem performed with Bono & U2 at Rockefeller Center,New York City, to raise funds for World of Hope Fund - a charity dedicated to helping victims of aids in Africa. At this concert, Bono gave Angels in Harlem special recognition for its support of children's charities. In 2005 Angels in Harlem toured Louisiana & Mississippi to minister to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Angels in Harlem performed in Europe (2006, 2007 & 2011) & Japan (2007) with Andre Rieu & Johann Strauss Orchestra, presenting concerts featuring innovative calaboration of classical & gospel. In 2008 the Angels toured with Night of the Proms and Il Novecento Orchestra, performing with Simple Minds, Live, Sinead O'Connor, Robin Gibb & Kim Wilde. They also became the first gospel choir to ever travel to Lebanon; this trip was a wonderful demonstration of Martin Luther King's goal of bringing nations & people together.