“Choir Plans Bicentennial Tour,” Ensign, Dec. 1975, 78
The Tabernacle Choir will commemorate the American Bicentennial in a series of concerts in the eastern United States next summer, climaxing July 4, 1976, in Washington, D.C.
Oakley S. Evans, choir president, outlines the tour schedule as follows:
Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 29, evening concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy, in the new 20,000-seat Robin Hood Dell outdoor amphitheatre.
Boston, Wednesday, June 30, evening concert in the 5,000-seat Hynes Veteran Auditorium.
New York City, Thursday, July 1, evening concert in the 2,784-seat Carnegie Hall.
Washington, D.C., Friday, July 2, evening concert in the 18,000-seat Capitol Centre.
Saturday, July 3, the choir will participate in morning dedicatory services for the Washington Temple Visitors Center.
Sunday, July 4, the choir will participate in a morning devotional service in Capitol Centre, with President Spencer W. Kimball, and Elders Gordon B. Hinckley and L. Tom Perry, members of the Council of the Twelve, as speakers.
Sunday, 11:30 A.M.–noon (EDT), the choir will present their weekly television and radio broadcast, “Music and the Spoken Word,” from the Capitol Centre.