Choir In The News

October 16, 2017

Deseret News

Sutton Foster Hugh Bonneville announced as Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert guests

SALT LAKE CITY — Broadway star Sutton Foster and acclaimed British actor Hugh Bonneville were announced as this year’s Mormon Tabernacle Choir annual Christmas concert featured guest artist and narrator Oct. 12 on “The Doug Wright Show.” Read More

July 11, 2017

Salt Lake Tribune

Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Pioneer Day Show is ‘the pinnacle’ for surprise headliner Alex Boyé

(Photo by Nate Bonney) He knows he has a lot to live up to, but Alex Boyé is not throwing away his shot. Boyé stepped up to headline the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Pioneer Day concerts after a last-minute scheduling snafu forced Christopher Jackson, beloved (and Tony-nominated) for his performance as George Washington in the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," to withdraw. "It's the greatest opportunity ever," said Boyé, who was a member of the choir for eight years before leaving to concentrate on a solo career. Read More

June 26, 2017

Salt Lake Tribune

Mormon Tabernacle Choir director teaches new group — and they're not who you’d expect

Mormon Tabernacle Choir director Mack Wilberg has taken a new group of musicians under his wing — but you'll have to visit Utah State Prison to hear them perform. Members of the advanced vocals class in the prison's Wasatch Music School performed two numbers under Wilberg's direction on Saturday during the school's spring recital. Read More

June 20, 2017

The Salt Lake Tribune

New exhibit celebrates the Mormon Tabernacle Organ’s 150th birthday

One of Mormonism's most famous figures turns 150 this year. The Salt Lake Tabernacle Organ — arguably overshadowed only by the neighboring Salt Lake Temple as a symbol of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — is being celebrated in an exhibit in the LDS Church History Museum across the street. Read More

June 12, 2017

Standard-Examiner

Farmington woman performs as LDS Tabernacle organist on Temple Square

Perhaps no one is more thrilled by the ingenuity and devotion to music shown by the Mormon pioneers than Linda Swenson Margetts. Since 1984, the Farmington resident has been daily touched by their efforts, as she performs as one of five organists at daily practice sessions and noon recitals on the Tabernacle organ at Temple Square for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read More

June 2, 2017

World Religion News

Mormon Musicians are Dominating Billboard's Classical Music Charts

Latter-day Saints are making waves in music, making a big impact in the industry and listeners’ lives as they excel in their craft. Read More

May 16, 2017

The Salt Lake Tribune

Mormon Tabernacle Choir celebrates collaborations on new album

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has made some famous friends over the years. A dozen appear on the choir's new album, "Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Friends," which dropped Friday on the choir's own label. Read More

May 8, 2017

Playbill

Angela Lansbury and Brian Stokes Mitchell Featured on New Mormon Tabernacle Choir CD

Tony winners Angela Lansbury and Brian Stokes Mitchell, as well as Tony nominee Santino Fontana, can be heard on the new CD Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Friends, which will be released May 12 and commemorates the choir’s 170-year anniversary. Read More

April 27, 2017

For Bass Players Only

Sting cameos on Mormon Tabernacle Choir album

Believe it or not, Sting will be appearing on an upcoming album by the the Mormon Tabernacle Choir that’s due out next month. Read More

April 26, 2017

Broadway World

World-Renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Release New Album ft. Legendary Guest Artists

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square announced today the launch of their latest album, Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Friends to be released on May 12th, which features some of the world's top artists, including James Taylor, Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, David Foster, Angela Lansbury, Amy Grant, Santino Fontana, Renée Fleming, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Sissel, Bryn Terfel and The King's Singers. Read More

April 15, 2017

Deseret News

Tabernacle Choir Easter concert

Commemorating events just prior to and just following the Resurrection of Christ, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square presented their Easter Concert Friday with Beethoven’s seminal work “Christ on the Mount of Olives” followed by the world premiere of music director Mack Wilberg’s “A Cloud of Witnesses.” Read More

April 14, 2017

Deseret News

Church News editorial: 'a cloud of witnesses'

Wrote the psalmist, “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning” (Psalm 30:5). This passage has no keener application than to those of Jesus’ inner circle of disciples who experienced the agony of beholding His crucifixion, then came to understand the triumph of His victory over the grave. Read More