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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Officially Changes Its Name

The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.” The name modification follows an August 2018 statement by President Russell M. Nelson requesting the use of the full name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the choir’s sponsoring organization. “A new name for the Tabernacle Choir will represent a change after so …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Celebrates Christmas Broadway-style

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Celebrates Christmas Broadway-style

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Thousands of people gathered in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City for a full-scale production of world-class music, dance and storytelling involving more than 600 volunteers.   Broadway artist Sutton Foster and British actor Hugh Bonneville joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City Thursday night, December 14, 2017, for the first of three performances to celebrate the Christmas …

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Hugh Bonneville, Sutton Foster to Headline MOTAB Christmas Concert

Hugh Bonneville, Sutton Foster to Headline MOTAB Christmas Concert

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Award-winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster and acclaimed British actor Hugh Bonneville will be the featured guest artist and narrator at this year’s Christmas concerts by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square will also join the choir for the popular holiday performances December 14, 15 and …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Announces 2018 West Coast Tour

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Announces 2018 West Coast Tour

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square are headed west for their 2018 tour. The choir will perform in five cities in California, Washington and Vancouver, Canada, next summer. The Classic Coast Tour begins on Monday, June 18, and will conclude 16 days later, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. “When we experience great music in great spaces, …

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‘Hamilton’ Broadway Star to Perform With Mormon Tabernacle Choir

‘Hamilton’ Broadway Star to Perform With Mormon Tabernacle Choir

News Release from Mormon Newsroom An artist known for his recent performance as George Washington in the Broadway show ‘Hamilton’ will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for their Pioneer Day concerts. Christopher Jackson will be the guest artist for two gala performances in “Music for a Summer Evening” on Friday and Saturday, July 14 and …

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Watch MOTAB’s First Ever Facebook Live

Watch MOTAB's First Ever Facebook Live

For the first time, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sat down for a Facebook live video to discuss their latest album, Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Friends. Choir director Mack Wilberg and associate director Ryan Murphy were interviewed by Kim Farah in front of the world-famous Tabernacle organ at the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. You can …

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Watch Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

Watch Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Mormon Tabernacle Choir performed during the 58th Presidential Inauguration in the nation’s capital Friday. The choir was accompanied by “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band as they sang during the swearing-in ceremony of President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Michael R. Pence.     “We are incredibly happy to have the Mormon …

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Member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Resigns, Refuses to Sing for Trump

Member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Resigns, Refuses to Sing for Trump

Late last week, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced they had accepted an invitation to sing at the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20, 2017. The announcement was immediately met with controversy.  An online petition was started by members stating the choir, which acts as an ambassador for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, should decline the …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

News Release from Mormon Newsroom At the request of the U. S. Presidential Inauguration Committee, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has accepted an invitation to sing at the swearing-in ceremony during the presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol next month in Washington, D.C. The inauguration ceremony for President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Michael R. Pence is scheduled for January …

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