Nathan Gunn brings 'unmistakable star power' to Christmas concerts

When Nathan Gunn steps on stage as a soloist during the Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square concerts, it will not be his first performance with the choir. In 1999 Gunn sang Brahms’ “German Requiem” with the choir. But that highly acclaimed live recording was made in the choir's home, the Tabernacle on Temple Square, not the 21,000-seat LDS Conference Center.

“During the previous concerts, all of the guest artists have commented on how big the hall is and how intimate it feels, so I’m determined not to,” he says with a chuckle. “Maybe I’m going to tell the audience, ‘I want to take a picture of all of you. Can you guys on the right please move to the left…’

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