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The Bells on Temple Square will present its annual spring concert, "Bells in Motion," on Friday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle.
Last year, tickets for this very popular spring concert were all distributed in just one day.The concert will showcase a broad variety of hand bell repertoire, opening with "Allegro con moto" by Jason W. Krug. The evening will conclude with two familiar pieces: "You Raise Me Up," a popular song recorded both by Josh Groban and the men of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and "Flight of the Bumblebee" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.The bell choir, a volunteer ensemble like the Choir and Orchestra, was established in 2005.
LeAnna Willmore has directed the Bells since June 2011, with Larry Smith as associate conductor.Tickets can be obtained beginning Tuesday, April 23, 2013, with a limit of four per request at www.lds.org/events, or by phone at 801-570-0080, or in person at the Conference Center ticket office.