The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square announced further details about their 2021 tour to seven cities in four Nordic countries and the United Kingdom. Originally planned for 2020, the tour was postponed due to COVID-19 limitations. The rescheduled tour will take place over 22 days from Thursday, 7 June to Thursday, 8 July 2021. The tour will visit all the same cities planned for the 2020 tour. The new dates are as follows:
Stockholm, Sweden — 19 June 2021 (Sa)* — Konserthuset Stockholm
Helsinki, Finland — 22 June 2021 (Tu) — (to be announced)
Copenhagen, Denmark — 26 June 2021 (Sa) — DR Koncerthuset
Oslo, Norway — 29 June 2021 (Tu) — Oslo Spektrum
Edinburgh, Scotland — 2 July 2021 (F) — Usher Hall
Cardiff, Wales — 5 July 2021 (M) — St. David’s Hall (invitation only)
Newport, South Wales — 6 July 2021 (Tu) — International Convention Centre Wales
* Matinee and evening concert.
“We are delighted that with the significant cooperation of the performance venues and our travel partners we have been able to reschedule this tour for these dates in 2021,” said Choir president Ron Jarrett. “We will still be able to realise the original concept for the tour to visit Wales and other areas with heritage to the Choir whose first members were early converts to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with musical talents from these locations.”
Prior to the rescheduling of the tour, tickets were on sale in Stockholm and Edinburgh. For patrons who purchased tickets for these concerts, arrangements have been made to transfer these tickets to the new 2021 concert dates. Both of these venues will be in contact with ticket holders via email about ticket procedures. The email from Stockholm will provide refund request information. Edinburgh ticketholders can email email@example.com. to request a refund. Ticket sales at Stockholm and Edinburgh have resumed; Copenhagen tickets will go on sale on Monday, 6 July 2020. Ticket availability at the other tour venues will be announced in the future. See TabChoir.org/tour for further information.
Since its first tour outside of Utah in 1893, the Choir has toured extensively across the United States and in other countries. In addition to its previous tours to Europe, it has performed in music capitals from Israel and Russia to Japan and Australia. Its travels have also included performances at the inaugurations of seven U.S. presidents. A complement of approximately 65 members of the Orchestra has travelled on tour with the Choir since 2005.
The Choir and Orchestra are active recording artists with their own recording label which has released over 90 CDs, DVDs, books and other products since it was founded in 2003. The Choir’s current CD release, When You Believe: A Night at the Movies, was released on Friday, May 22, and is available to purchase, download, and stream at TabChoir.org/shop. The album was number 1 on Billboard® Magazine’s Classical Crossover list in its first week of release.