White Christmas with José Carreras
A festive concert full of atmosphere with the Spanish star tenor José Carreras.
109415 Cover White Christmas with José Carreras © Arthaus Musik
What a pleasure to follow such an invitation – a Christmas Concert with the Spanish star tenor José Carreras, accompanied by the pianist Lorenzo Bavaj and the Vienna Mozart Sängerknaben, placed in the impressive Jesuit Church of Luzern. The program of this evening combines Traditionals and Christmas songs from different centuries. A Christmassy concert full of atmosphere. Arthaus Musik is donating one euro per DVD sold to the Carreras Foundation in the fight against leukemia.
A festive concert full of atmosphere.
Traditionals and Christmas Songs from FRANK, STRADELLA, PURCELL, GIX, TOLDRA, ALVAREZ, SCHUBERT, BIZET, BERLIN, TOSTI, GRUBER, MOOR.
José Carreras, the star of this Christmas concert, had only just returned to his international career after a lengthy battle against leukaemia during 1987/88. He marked his comeback with a hugely successful open-air concert on July, 1988, in front of 150,000 compatriots in Barcelona, where he was born on December 5, 1946. A further series of highly acclaimed concerts emphatically underlined the vocal “resurrection” of a singer few thought would ever perform again.
Cat.No.: 109415 (DVD)
Recording location Jesuit Church of Lucerne
Duration 66 mins
Video format DVD / NTSC
Audio format PCM Stereo
Choir Mozart-Sängerknaben Wien
Chorus Master Erich Schwarzbauer
Soloist Lorenzo Bavaj (Piano)
Soloist Hermann Baumann (Horn and Alphorn)
Soloist Sebastian Baumann (Flugelhorn)
Soloist Wolfgang Kläsener (Organ)
Soloist Andrew Hannan (Klavier)
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