Many people have personal experience being touched, motivated, or influenced in a positive way by the music in their lives. This power of music is a central theme in the new full-length fictionalized motion picture Singing With Angels by Candlelight Media Group which opens today in theaters in Utah and Idaho. This movie is NOT a documentary! It is a fictionalized, heart-warming story of one woman’s journey as she becomes a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The movie depicts the strength she draws from music to help her through the struggles she and her family face.
When Dr. David Palmer was asked to serve as the physician for The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square following his retirement as a second tenor in the Choir, little did he know that his experience as an ear, nose and throat specialist would be key to the Choir’s response to COVID.
Craig Jessop has a long history with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, beginning with his days as a Choir member from 1973 to 1977. He then returned as associate music director from 1995 to 1999, when he became the music director—a position he maintained until 2008.
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square organization has been on hold for rehearsals, performances, and recordings for nineteen months due to COVID. With the goal of returning to performances as safely and quickly as possible, the Choir announced a seven-step plan at an organization-wide “Restart Orientation” via Zoom on Thursday, September 9.
Join The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a 30-minute special broadcast “9/11 | COMING TOGETHER” commemorating the compassion, caring, and unity shown by people who willingly choose to help others in need after the devastating tragedy of 9/11. Interwoven with music and narration by journalist Jane Clayson Johnson are interviews of people remembering the impact of 9/11.
Join The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a 30-minute Music & the Spoken Word special “9/11 | COMING TOGETHER” celebrating compassion, caring, and unity twenty years after the tragedy of 9/11.
The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square offer many options to purchase, download, or even stream their recordings. To find all of the Choir music and where you can access it, check our website Choir Shop pages.