The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
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Saturday 18 June 2022 14.00Ends approximately 16.15
One of America's most famous choirs on a unique tour
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square from Salt Lake City, Utah is known for its interpretations of popular, traditional and religious songs. The 300-member volunteer choir is named after the Salt Lake Tabernacle, where they have been active for more than 100 years. The choir performs with 65 members of the Orchestra at Temple Square who are also volunteers.
The venerable choir was formed in 1847 and made its first recording in 1910. Since then, they have released almost 200 albums! The choir has participated in Music & the Spoken Word, which holds the record for longest-running national radio programme carried continuously on a network, every week since 1929. The choir has also participated in seven presidential inaugurations and the opening of the 2002 Winter Olympics, and received awards such as the National Medal of Arts, a Grammy and several Emmy Awards. Thirteen of their most recent albums have reached number 1 in the Billboard Classical Albums Chart. The choir also passed 100 million views on its YouTube channel in 2017.
The choir is now visiting the Nordic countries for the first time since 1982 as ambassadors for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They have called the tour the 2020 Heritage Tour.
Age limit 8 year
- The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square