2019 Pioneer Day Concert

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Featured Guest Artist: SISSEL

The Choir and Orchestra are thrilled to welcome back internationally acclaimed, Norwegian-born singer SISSEL, as the featured guest for this year’s concert. Known for her “exquisite, crystalline, and captivating” voice, Sissel first performed with the Choir in 2005 on Music and the Spoken Word and in 2006 for the Choir and Orchestra’s annual Christmas concerts. Audiences fell in love with her. “The sincerity and purity of her voice captivates everyone who hears it,” remarked Mack Wilberg, music director of the Choir. The Choir has worked for many years to arrange a return engagement, resulting in these summer performances.

Watch Online

Watch the full concert live or on-demand starting July 20, at 8:00 p.m. MST in the following locations: 

English:  tabchoir.org/pioneerdayYouTube, and Facebook. (Closed captioning will be available in English only on electronic devices that support it.)

Additional Languages: The concert with narration in French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish will be available on the video player at the top of this page.

Attend In-Person

Tickets for the concerts will be available on Tuesday, June 18, at 9:00 a.m. at ChurchofJesusChrist.org/events or by calling 801-570-0080 (locally) or toll free 1-866-637-8457. Admission is open to those eight years and older. Tickets for the concerts are complimentary and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Each patron may request up to four tickets. 

Sissel will also perform during the Sunday, July 21, Music and the Spoken Wordbroadcast. No tickets will be required for this performance, which will be held in the Conference Center at 9:30 a.m. Patrons should be in their seats by 9:15 a.m.

Watch on BYUtv

BYUtv will air the concert on Sunday, July 21, at 5:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., and midnight MST.

Summer Concert History

These summer concerts featuring music by the Choir and Orchestra have been a long-standing tradition. Recent guest artists have included Alex Boyé (2017), King's Singers (2016), Laura Osnes (2015), Santino Fontana (2014), Nathan Pacheco and Lindsey Stirling (2013), Katherine Jenkins (2012), and Linda Eder and Brian Stokes Mitchell (2011),

Prior concerts have been filmed and later rebroadcast on BYU Television. The summer concert of 2012 with Katherine Jenkins won for the Choir its second Emmy Award. (The Choir has since added a third Emmy Award for its Tanner Gift of Music concert with James Taylor.)



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