I Attended The Christmas With The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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I attended the Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square. The event was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints conference center building. The building holds approximately 21,000 people. This particular musical performance was for Christmas time. Every year they feature a special guest. Usually it is an famous American singer or story teller, but this year it was more of a cultural experience. This year their guest was Ronaldo Villazon. Mr. Villazon was born in Mexico city, and is know for one of the most unique and compelling tenor voices today. He brought a very different flare to this performance. This show is presented in December around Christmas time. All of the songs sung, and reading that were read had to do with the Christmas season and Christ. Many familiar songs were sung and played by the orchestra such as “I Saw Three Ships,” “Carol of the Drum,” “Miniature Overture” from the Nutcracker, “We Three Kings,” “Holidays at Home” and more. Rolando Villzon sung song from his culture. He sang “Cancion para la Navidad,” Il eat ne, le diving Enfant,” “O souverain, O juge, O pere, from Le Cid,” and more. He is a christen but is not a Mormon. It was neat to see the two different, but very similar cultures unite and mesh so well together. There was a huge choir made up of men and women that sung along with him. A part from the singers there were many talented musicians. There were drums, violins,

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