The incomparable American soprano Renée Fleming’s first-ever holiday album celebrates the iconic Christmas season in New York City.
From the Rockefeller Center to the holiday windows lining Fifth Avenue, the essence of the city at the most wonderful time of year is captured on her new CD Christmas in New York. Her guests on this 14 track CD represent musicians of many styles from jazz, pop and classical and include Yo-Yo Ma, Kurt Elling, Rufus Wainwright, Gregory Porter, Wynton Marsalis and Kelli O’Hara totalling an amazing 16 Grammy award winners performing on this CD.
Renée Fleming has visited Australia just once. In 2015 she will return, performing with Sir Andrew Davis and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Winter Wonderland – featuring Wynton Marsalis/ Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Gregory Porter/ Silver Bells – Kelli O’Hara/ Merry Christmas Darling – Chris Botti/ Christmas Waltz – solo/ Who Knows Where the Time Goes – Brad Mehldau/ Sleigh Ride – Wynton Marsalis/ Snowbound – Kurt Elling/ In the Bleak Midwinter – Rufus Wainwright/ Central Park Serenade – Gregory Porter/ The Man with the Bag – solo/ Love and Hard Times – Brad Mehldau/ Still, Still, Still – Kurt Elling/ Digital Bonus – NY Tendaberry – Yo-Yo Ma.
Available November 14, 2014.