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Tabernacle Organ Recitals

50 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-0590
+1 801-240-3221
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Always Worth It

We drive down regularly to hear the recitals throughout the week. They always make a wide ranging... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Outstanding Organ Concert

September 13, 2018 - As part of our Salt Lake City day tour, we stopped around noon for the free... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
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Half-hour recitals featuring the world-famous pipe organ in the Mormon Tabernacle are offered free of charge nearly every day of the year, holidays included. Performances take place Mondays through Saturdays at 12:00 noon, and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. A second performance is added on Mondays through Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. between Labor Day and Memorial Day. The doors open 10 minutes before each concert. Admission is free and open to all people of all ages. Those attending should come to door #11 on the east end of the Tabernacle, near the flagpole.
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50 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-0590
+1 801-240-3221
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We drive down regularly to hear the recitals throughout the week. They always make a wide ranging selection of pieces that show off the versatility of the Tabernacle organ. I appreciate the programs being posted on the choir's website in advance, it makes it easy...More

Thank braybrigade
Reviewed 15 October 2017

September 13, 2018 - As part of our Salt Lake City day tour, we stopped around noon for the free organ recital. It is not as popular as the choir recitals but the normal choir rehearsal on Thursday nights was canceled because of taping. The...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very cool place to see with the Family library nearby for any family ancestors search. Nice museum nearby to view Mormons way with beautiful paintings

Thank Mpmilitarymom
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The tabernacle on Temple square can be visited. Also for concerts, see internet. It has 11.800 organ pipes. When the organ player is playing the sound is mindblowing.

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 23 April 2017

You can enjoy listening to the Tabernacle Organ (12,000 pipes) in this perfect acoustic environment on any day of the week. The recital only lasts 30 minutes and is free. They do the "pin drop" right before the performance. The grounds surrounding the building are...More

Thank PamKFam
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a must do when in Salt Lake City! It is a 1/2 hour organ performance that was breathtaking. The organist did a demonstration of the acoustics in the building by dropping a pin - WOW! She did an amazing performance by playing not...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A very fast 30 minutes listening to this gorgeous organ being played...along with the pin dropping demonstration...I was thrilled to be able to be there...my friends back home are very envious!!

Thank jotibarker
Reviewed 16 August 2016

You could listen all day, but at noon you get a special treat someone different plays. Today's woman used both feet and played Familiar tunes.

Thank paws0810
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My wife and I came here to hear the organ recital on a Sunday afternoon. It is not that far of a walk from Little America hotel where we were staying. The impressive pipe organ is a symbol of the importance Latter-day Saints place on...More

2  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 28 December 2015

If you are a fan of organ music then this is well-worth your time. It seems that no one plays the organ anymore so it's almost like traveling back in time. The music is very much a selection of European classics; if you close your...More

2  Thank PicnPac
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Mariann R
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No tickets are required for either organ recitals or choir rehearsals, which I believe are on Saturday afternoons. I don't believe there is a problem getting seats for the organ recitals but that may depend on the day you... More