[ Decca / CD ]
Release Date: Friday 7 November 2014
American soprano Renee Fleming's first-ever holiday album celebrates the beloved and iconic Christmas season in New York City. From Rockefeller Center to the holiday windows lining 5th Avenue, the essence of the city at the most wonderful time of year is captured on Christmas in New York.
With guests representing such genres as jazz, pop and classical, this album will appeal not only to Fleming's core classical fan base but also to a broader, music savvy consumer.
Joining Fleming for the Christmas celebration are guest artists ranging from Rufus Wainwright and Gregory Porter to Wynton Marsalis and Kurt Elling.
Fleming's elegant persona along with the intimate arrangements of holiday classics makes this album perfect for holiday parties, stocking stuffers and as a treasured holiday gift. This sophisticated album is sure to be a perennial
1. Winter Wonderland - featuring Wynton Marsalis
2. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Gregory Porter
3. Silver Bells - Kelli O'Hara
4. Merry Christmas Darling - Chris Botti
5. Christmas Waltz - solo
6. Who Knows Where the Time Goes - Brad Mehldau
7. Sleigh Ride - Wynton Marsalis
8. Snowbound - Kurt Elling
9. In the Bleak Midwinter - Rufus Wainwright
10. Central Park Serenade - Gregory Porter
11. The Man with the Bag - solo
12. Love and Hard Times - Brad Mehldau
13. Still, Still, Still - Kurt Elling