The Tabernacle Choir Blog

November 2013 Articles

Christmas Devotional Features Choir Singing Sacred Hymns

Christmas music, sacred music, is so much a part of the season celebrating the birth of the Christ child.  Every year The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds its annual Christmas devotional which features messages by Church leaders appropriate to the Christmas season.  The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square add to the spirit of the evening with specially selected Christmas hymns and cherished carols.

Choir to Honor Veterans

Over ten thousand Americans lost their lives at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, given on the battlefield at the dedication of the cemetery for Union soldiers and barely 3 minutes long, has become one of the most famous and inspiring messages of all time. “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here,” Lincoln said, “but it can never forget what they did here.”