Watch Thursday, December 24, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV
American soprano Renée Fleming and special guests bring the magic of Christmas in New York to homes across America. The essence of the city during this most wonderful time of year is captured in a series of intimate and unique musical performances in a beautiful setting decorated for the holidays. Fleming performs popular seasonal favorites with Kurt Elling, Kelli O’Hara, Gregory Porter and Rufus Wainwright, and is joined by her daughters and sister to sing heartwarming Christmas carols. Guests discuss family, food, traditions and more, and scenes filmed around the city during the holidays make this an unforgettable musical experience.
Backed by a who’s who of New York musicians, Renée and her guests perform beloved holiday songs, as well as 'Central Park Serenade,' a new song from Diane Warren.
RENÉE FLEMING – CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK features these selections:
- 'The Christmas Waltz'
- 'Still, Still, Still' (with Kurt Elling)
- 'Winter Wonderland'
- 'Silver Bells' (with Kelli O’Hara)
- 'Central Park Serenade' (with Gregory Porter)
- 'In the Bleak Midwinter' (with Rufus Wainwright)
- 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' (with Gregory Porter)
- Traditional holiday carols, featuring Renée’s sister and daughters