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Mormon Tabernacle Choir celebrates Easter weekend with highly anticipated 'Messiah' concert

Published: Thursday, April 17 2014 2:35 p.m. MDT

In this file photo, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs during the Sunday afternoon session of the 183rd Semiannual General Conference Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. On April 18 and 19, the Choir will perform Handel's "Messiah" in the Tabernacle.

Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News

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The highly anticipated "Messiah" concert from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will occur this Easter weekend on Friday and Saturday night.

The Choir announced additional options for viewing the Easter event after tickets for the live concert in the Tabernacle sold out on less than 10 minutes.

The rare event will be live streamed at MormonTabernacleChoir.org/Messiah on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. MDT, and a recording of the performance will be available on YouTube and on the Choir's website shortly after Friday's concert.

For more details visit MormonTabernacleChoir.org.

Alison Moore is a writer for the Faith and Family sections at DeseretNews.com. She is studying journalism and editing at Brigham Young University.

Email: amoore@deseretdigital.com Twitter: @alison_kathleen

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