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World’s Largest Virtual #Hallelujah Chorus

Don’t tell me you’ve never done this: when the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah comes on you have to sing along. You might even whip out your best opera. And you’ve certainly done it in the shower. I can recall this being a habit I picked up while quite young. In fact, it got “worse” after high school when I had learned to sing in parts — belting out the …
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The Unspeakable Gift

We’ve long been fans of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas music. But all for the technical precision, fun and sheer beauty of their Christmas productions nothing matches the power of the message. In this moving video the Choir sings Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, music alone that touches the heart strings. But the video tells without words the story of a man emerging from prison and his Christmas lesson profoundly articulates …
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Review: MoTab with the Muppets Christmas Concert

The annual Christmas concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has become a staple of Christmas television on PBS and has provided release after release of reliably solid Christmas entertainment on both DVD and CD for years now. But I will admit to being a bit apprehensive attending the 2014 Christmas Concert in Salt Lake City titled Keep Christmas With You featuring Sesame Street’s Muppets. As better than 21,000 people streamed …
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Muppets Coming to Temple Square for Christmas

The annual Christmas concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City is a PBS tradition each season and this year some PBS veterans are joining the party for the first time: the Muppets will be featured guests for the 2014 show. Joining them will be Broadway star Santino Fontana, who appeared with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in July for the Pioneer Day Concert. Fontana is the voice of …