The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, the Orchestra at Temple Square, the Bells on Temple Square, and the Gabriel Trumpet Ensemble are pleased to announce a special Easter service to be held on Temple Square and broadcast online and on television.
“He Is Risen: A Sacred Easter Presentation” will focus on the joy, hope, and promise the Resurrection of the Savior Jesus Christ brings to the world. The presentation will feature a variety of sacred hymns and songs as well as readings of New Testament accounts of the Resurrection. The concert will be held at the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available for the Tabernacle and for simulcast locations with excellent sound and video in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building Legacy Theater and the Conference Center Theater.
Admission is open to those eight years and older. Tickets for the concerts are free and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Each patron may request two tickets. Patrons without tickets are encouraged to join the standby line by the flagpole by the Tabernacle for last-minute seating which is often available.
To extend the Easter presentation to the largest audience possible, the event will be streamed live on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. The stream will be available on Saturday, April 20 on the home page of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (ChurchOfJesusChrist.org), the Choir’s website (thetabernaclechoir.org), the Choir's YouTube channel, and the Choir’s Facebook page. The concert will also be posted on YouTube immediately following the Saturday live stream.
Additionally, the program will be broadcast on BYUtv on Easter Sunday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. BYUtv is available on cable systems including Dish and DirecTV, over the air in Utah, and via the internet at byutv.org.
Tickets for the concerts will be available on Tuesday, March 26 at 9:00 a.m. at ChurchofJesusChrist.org/events or by calling 801-570-0080 (locally) or toll free 1-866-637-8457.
Next year, the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will continue their biennial tradition of performing Handel’s Messiah on April 10–11, 2020. This Easter performance has occurred every two years since 2014 and is streamed live over the internet to audiences around the world.