This Easter season, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will celebrate the life and Resurrection of Christ by performing George Frideric Handel’s Messiah.
Principal organist Richard Elliott was the subject of Person 2 Person, a KUTV News special.
“The Iron Rod” is a hymn composed by William Clayson, with lyrics by Joseph L. Townsend. The hymn is number 274 in the 1985 hymnal but was originally written for the Payson Sunday School in Utah, where both Townsend and Clayson were Sunday School workers. The hymn was first included in the Deseret Sunday School Song Book in 1892.
March 1: There are still free tickets available for the Conference Center Theater! See link below.
It takes a ton of time and hard work to keep the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square going—not to mention an army of volunteers.
The hymn “If You Could Hie to Kolob” was written by William W. Phelps and was first published in the Deseret News in 1856.
Who doesn’t love Primary songs? Their sweet, tender melodies remind us of our childhood and bring straightforward gospel truths to life.
On Thursday and Friday, March 22–23, 2018, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will present Handel’s Messiah in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square. These performances continue a tradition begun in 2014 of performing Messiah live in the Tabernacle every two years. George Frideric Handel’s musical masterpiece, first performed in the spring of 1742, has become one of the world’s most beloved musical works. Composed by Handel in just 24 days, this 260-page work has been performed around the world for over 275 years.
The account of the First Vision given by Joseph Smith is unlike anything in modern history.
Tree of Life: Sacred Music of Mack Wilberg is the next recording by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. Coming May 4, 2018, this anticipated new album features the premiere recordings of two larger-scale New Testament themed choral works composed by Mack Wilberg—with six additional compositions and three hymn arrangements—all previously unrecorded.
In winter of 2002, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir was booked solid for the entire run of the 19th Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Choir performed a total of 23 times during the three-week run of the 2002 games.
Thanks a million … or 120 million! The Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s YouTube channel continues to soar to new heights, thanks to dedicated fans such as yourself.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square invite the public to join them for free weekly public Thursday rehearsals and the Sunday Music & the Spoken Word broadcasts in the Tabernacle on Temple Square. The Bells on Temple Square also offer free Wednesday night public rehearsals. During the summer months and in December the Choir and Orchestra move their rehearsals and performances to the Conference Center to accommodate larger audiences.