Tabernacle Choir kicks off world tour in Mexico City

Jun 16, 2023, 11:10 AM | Updated: Oct 19, 2023, 9:40 am

tabernacle choir members pictured performing during their world tour...

Choir members performing in the Cosmovitral Botanico (KSL TV)


KSL TV’s Dan Rascon is traveling with the Choir to Mexico City and filming a documentary on the Choir. You can follow that journey on his Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

TOLUCA, MEXICO — A very early start of the day in Mexico City, for the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square as they kicked off the first day of their world tour on Wednesday.

The 450 choir members, orchestra, and staff left their hotel at 5:30 a.m. to drive to Toluca to shoot a music video.

The choir split up and shot in three different locations in the heart of Toluca, where there is a beautiful historical square that features a magnificent Catholic Cathedral and the world’s largest stained-glass botanical gardens.

The Cosmovitral Botanico is a 32,000-square-foot facility with beautiful gardens and 45 tons of stained glass featuring 28 different colors.

“It is amazing. Full of history, art, and nature coming together. Speechless,” Choir member Megumi Astill told KSL TV.

“I didn’t know what to expect, and I got here, and it was like holy cow, it was like a slice of heaven,” expressed Pierre Dartiguenave.

The Choir and orchestra arrived in Mexico City late Tuesday afternoon. The one-week tour will include three concerts. Two in Mexico City at the National Auditorium, which holds 12,000 people, and one in Toluca at the Cathedral.

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Tabernacle Choir kicks off world tour in Mexico City