2018 Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square Pioneer Day Concert (Music for a Summer Evening)

  • July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018
Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah; and via satellite or online streaming

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, July 14, 2017.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will present their annual concert held in conjunction with Pioneer Day celebrations marking the arrival of the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah on July 24, 1847.

The Music for a Summer’s Evening: 2018 Pioneer Day Concert will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, at 8:00 p.m. (mountain daylight time) in the Conference Center and will be conducted by Mack Wilberg, music director of the choir, and Ryan Murphy, associate music director.

Watch online

On July 21, the concert will be streamed live on mormontabernaclechoir.org, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir YouTube pageLDS.orgmormonchannel.org, and BYUtv in English. It will also be live streamed on the Mormon Channel’s YouTube language channels in SpanishPortugueseFrench, and German.

Satellite broadcast

The concert will also be broadcast over the Church satellite system in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German. Multiple satellite air times will be available to accommodate local needs. Closed-captioning will be available in English only.


The concert will be archived for on-demand viewing in English immediately following the live-stream concert. On-demand videos in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German will be available by July 30 on motab.org/pioneerday.

Stake technology specialists

Stake technology specialists should refer to the Church broadcast schedule when it becomes available approximately two weeks before the event.


Free tickets for the live concert are required and will be available in June 2018. Admission to this event is limited to those ages eight and older. Patrons without tickets are invited to standby for last-minute seating, which is almost always available each evening. The standby line will form at the north gate on Temple Square at 6:30 p.m. for the evening performances.