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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Easter Concert to Feature Handel’s Messiah

In a very rare performance, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square will present Handel’s Messiah in its entirety. The Easter performance will coincide with Good Friday, 18 April, and Saturday, 19 April 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle and will also be the first time in 10 years that the full choir and orchestra will perform at the Easter concert. Mack Wilberg, music director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will conduct the event.

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New British Pageant Takes Center Stage

A cast and crew of more than 300 volunteers are bringing early Mormon history in England to life in a first-of-its-kind musical production. The British Pageant, "Truth Will Prevail," tells the story of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Isles.

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Live Stream Pioneer Day Concert

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will provide a live stream of the Saturday evening edition of its 2013 Pioneer Day concert. Saturday’s show begins at 8:00 p.m. MDT at Motab.org/Pioneer2013; Friday’s show, which will not be aired live, starts at the same time.

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Interfaith Choir Holds Concerts for Moore, Oklahoma, Tornado Survivors

The Central Saints Chorus, an interfaith choir and orchestra in Oklahoma, held two free concerts over the weekend for victims of the May tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma.

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October 2011 World Report

The October 2011 edition of The World Report, a semiannual report of news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), is now available.

Latter-day Saints in United Kingdom and Utah Perform Together in Musical

Two groups that rehearsed 7,000 miles apart from each other have come together to produce a musical in the Conference Center Theater on Temple Square.

Watch Unique Vantage Point of Mormon Tabernacle Organist Richard Elliott Tickling the Ivories

Richard Elliott makes beautiful music with a great set of pipes—the Mormon Tabernacle organ pipes—that is.

On Faith Blog: “Why I Won’t Be Seeing the Book of Mormon Musical”

Reviews of “The Book of Mormon” musical have been all over the entertainment media in the past few weeks, Michael Otterson writes in the Washington Post’s “On Faith” blog today.

 

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square performed in St. George, Utah, 5 February in honor of Dixie State College’s 100th anniversary and the city’s sesquicentennial anniversary.

Book of Mormon Musical: Church's Official Statement  

In response to news media requests, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following statement regarding the Broadway musical entitled The Book of Mormon:

The production may attempt to entertain audiences for an evening, but the Book of Mormon as a volume of scripture will change people's lives forever by bringing them closer to Christ.

To better understand the context of how the Church responds to situations like this, journalists and others may also want to read a popular article on Newsroom posted in March 2009 called “The Publicity Dilemma.”http://mormon.org/book-of-mormon/

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