Christmas Specials Wiki
Christmas Specials Wiki

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is an annual concert series for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas. The concerts were usually held in the LDS Conference Center auditorium in Salt Lake City, Utah during the month of December. The concert usually runs in four shows, such as a dress rehearsal on Thursday, shows on Friday and Saturday and an abbreviated show on Sunday following the Music and the Spoken Word morning program. A live album on CD and DVD is usually released, as with the concert airing on PBS, during the second half of the following year.

Guest artists participate and sing with the choir most years. A guest narrator is also invited most years to read the Christmas story from the Book of Luke. Past guest artists include:

  • 2000: R&B singer Gladys Knight and actress Roma Downey
  • 2001: Actress Angela Lansbury
  • 2002: Former CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite
  • 2003: Mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and baritone Bryn Terfel
  • 2004: Actress Audra McDonald and actor Peter Graves
  • 2005: Soprano Renee Fleming and actress Claire Bloom
  • 2006: Soprano Sissel
  • 2007: London-based a cappella group the King's Singers
  • 2008: Broadway singer Brian Stokes Mitchell and actor Edward Herrmann
  • 2009: Jazz singer Natalie Cole and author and historian David McCullough
  • 2010: Pop singer David Archuleta and actor Michael York
  • 2011: Operatic baritone Nathan Gunn and actress Jane Seymour
  • 2012: Tenor Alfie Boe, former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw, and Col. Gail "Hal" Halvorsen
  • 2013: Soprano Deborah Voigt and actor John Rhys-Davies
  • 2014: Actor Santino Fontana and the Sesame Street Muppets



The 2014 concert with appearances of the Sesame Street Muppets was aired as a television special on PBS in December 2015. It was released on DVD and CD on October 16, 2015.