Choir In The News

March 7, 2017

Deseret News

Tabernacle organist’s invitation to Lutheran music minister leads to concert performance

Tabernacle organist Linda Margetts first met Dr. Bill Brusick, minister of music at Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, Texas, in the Conference Center at Temple Square in Salt Lake City. She invited him to play the Conference Center organ following the noon concert that he and his wife attended. According to Dr. Brusick, an organist himself, “She spoke seven magical words to me which were … do you want to play the organ?” Read More

February 10, 2017

Deseret News

Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, proves that music 'runs in the family'

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sang the songs of the famous duo Rodgers and Hammerstein and were joined by Oscar Hammerstein II’s grandson, Oscar “Andy” Hammerstein III, as well as singer Dallyn Vail Bayles in demonstrating through song and story that music “runs in the family.” Read More

February 3, 2017

Deseret News

Mormon Tabernacle Choir organist to perform dedication concert for a South Carolina church

The First Presbyterian Church on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is getting a new organ console at the end of the month. And Richard Elliott, a principal organist with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will help dedicate it during a free concert on Feb. 24, according to The Island Packet, a newspaper for the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Read More

January 27, 2017

Deseret News

Choir, apostles participate in presidential inauguration

An apostle and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir played prominent roles in separate inauguration ceremonies for U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, Jan. 20, and Saturday, Jan. 21. Read More

January 20, 2017

Mormon Newsroom

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings at US Presidential Inauguration

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. Read More

December 15, 2016

Deseret News

Members of the Tabernacle Choir donate Christmas concert tickets to refugees

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square presented their annual Christmas concert in a series of shows Dec. 8, 9 and 10 in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Read More

December 9, 2016

Deseret News

Guest soloist and narrator evokes Christmas energy and compassion in performance with choir, orchestra

When internationally acclaimed operatic tenor Rolando Villazón was a boy growing up in Mexico, Christmas was his favorite time of year, not just for the presents, food, family togetherness and singing. Read More

December 8, 2016

Deseret News

How the Mormon Tabernacle Choir director unearths musical treasures

When traveling in Europe, most tourists are drawn to the famous landmarks, historic sites or other notable attractions. Not so much for Mack Wilberg. Read More

December 8, 2016

Deseret News

Choir Christmas concert artist meets the press

While Rolando Villazón was recording his solo parts for the recent release of Handel’s Messiah by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, music director Mack Wilberg realized, Read More

December 2, 2016

Salt Lake Tribune

Mormon Tabernacle Choir welcomes recording partner Rolando Villazón for Christmas

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has recorded with Rolando Villazón; now they get to meet in person. Villazón was the tenor soloist on the choir's recent recording of Handel's "Messiah." Read More

October 28, 2016

Deseret News

Choir broadcast helps launch new performing arts theater in Salt Lake City

A resplendent performing arts theater in the heart of downtown Salt Lake Read More

October 13, 2016

Deseret News

Rolando Villazon, acclaimed tenor, to join choir and orchestra for this year's Christmas concert

Rolando Villazón, the Mexican-French tenor who was one of the Read More