Tabernacle Choir to Tour Southern States

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“Tabernacle Choir to Tour Southern States,” Ensign, Feb. 2001, 75

Tabernacle Choir to Tour Southern States

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform in concert halls of eight southern U.S. cities from 15–27 June.

“There is a mission behind the tour,” said Mac Christensen, newly appointed president of the choir. “We want to establish in the minds of people that Jesus Christ indeed is central to our faith.”

The program will include well-known choir numbers focusing on the life of Christ, a broad spectrum of classical favorites, and Americana musical selections.

Seventeen musicians from the Orchestra at Temple Square will accompany the 330-voice choir.

Ticket inquiries should be directed to the performance halls in each city: Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Houston, 15 June; Bass Auditorium, Fort Worth, Texas, 16 June; Saenger Theater, New Orleans, 18 June; Jefferson Civic Center Concert Hall, Birmingham, 20 June; Fox Theater, Atlanta, 21 June; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, 23 June; Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, Orlando, 25 June; Knight Performing Arts Center, Miami, 27 June.