Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir
2020 Christmas Concerts Canceled
The Tabernacle Choir organization has canceled its live Christmas concerts in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present unique and challenging circumstances for everyone in today’s world—and The Tabernacle Choir organization is no exception. The concert cancellation results from the continuing health challenges involved with live rehearsals and performances, concern for the welfare of the Choir organization volunteer performers and its audiences, and to continue to follow earlier direction provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to postpone large public gatherings in areas challenged by COVID-19.
New 2020 Christmas CDs, DVDs, and Book
Christmas Day in the Morning is the title for the new Christmas CD, DVD, and book based on the 2019 Choir and Orchestra Christmas concerts with acclaimed singer and actress Kelli O’Hara and renowned actor Richard Thomas as the featured guests. These products will enhance Christmas celebrations and share the concert experience will thousands more people. Learn more about each product here.
PBS and BYUtv Christmas TV Specials
PBS and BYUtv, the family entertainment cable TV network, will premiere the 17th annual Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir holiday special featuring Kelli O’Hara and Richard Thomas. 2020 broadcast dates and times will be announced soon.
Since 2004, Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir PBS Christmas broadcasts, recorded over three nights and broadcast one year later, have become a beloved PBS tradition. The TV special has consistently ranked at the top of the list of most-viewed holiday programs on PBS.
Since 2017, BYUtv—the groundbreaking HD cable TV network—joined with the Choir to produce the broadcast specials. With partner station WGBH—the largest creator of PBS content for TV and the web—the PBS 60-minute version of the concert airs the year following the live concert on PBS stations nationwide. A full 90-minute version of the concert airs on BYUtv during the holiday season.
Prior Christmas Concerts
Learn more about The Tabernacle Choir’s previous Christmas concerts and products that have been a tradition that dates back decades. Beginning in 2000, the annual concerts moved to the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, where the Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square have hosted a diverse roster of world-class talent. Check here to see the historical list of special guests who have participated in these wonderful live concerts, along with the resulting Christmas products.