2020 Handel’s “Messiah” by the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square

  • April 11, 2020
Date
April 11, 2020
Location
Broadcast via Satellite or Online Streaming

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square perform George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at the Salt Lake Tabernacle in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Photo by Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News.

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  • Watch the live stream on ChurchofJesusChrist.org or the choir’s website on April 11 at 7:30 p.m. MDT.

Worldwide Messiah sing

Celebrate Easter with Handel’s Messiah, presented by the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square via a live stream or satellite broadcast on Saturday, April 11, 2020.

Wherever you are in the world, you’re invited to sing Messiah along with the choir, orchestra, and world-class soloists. For a more immersive experience, download a PDF of the musical score and the concert program with libretto and view other videos and resources from the choir’s website.

Community and church organizations may wish to plan to sing Messiah as a group activity using any of the options below. According to Ron Jarrett, the choir’s president, “This is a wonderful way to celebrate the birth, life, death, and Resurrection of Christ with all Christians of the world.” 

Members of the Draper Utah Crescent View Stake sing the “Hallelujah” chorus along with the internet transmission of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square performance in 2016. Photo by R. Scott Lloyd, Deseret News.

Watch online

Watch the concert via the Church satellite system, on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, thetabernaclechoir.org/messiah, or the Mormon Channel, on Saturday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. (mountain daylight time).

Satellite broadcast

The concert will also be broadcast every three hours over the Church satellite system in English, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. Multiple satellite air times will be available to accommodate local needs.

Amanda Woodbury sings during a performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at the Salt Lake Tabernacle in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Photo by Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News.

Stake technology specialists

Stake technology specialists should refer to the broadcast schedule before the event.

On-demand

The live stream will be available from the choir’s website during the Easter season to accommodate time zones and schedules. Recordings of the broadcast on various channels will not be downloadable but rebroadcasts and on-demand viewing will enable individuals, families, and Church groups to organize their own Messiah sing-alongs.

Experience Messiah with the choir on Temple Square

For tickets to attend a live concert on Friday, April 10, or Saturday, April 11, see the Temple Square Events page.