Today, December 24th, Christmas Eve, I am going to name my favorite things in Arts and culture in Christmas and New Year’s season
1: (Music) Bach’s Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 (Weihnachts-Oratorium)
2: (Ballet and Music) The Nutcraker Ballet
3: (Music) Handel’s “The Messiah” Oratorio
4: (Literature) A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
5: (Music) Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio (Oratorio de Noël)
6 (Cinema) It’s a Wonderful Life, directed by Frank Capra.
7 (Music) The Three Tenors (Carreras, Domingo and Pavarotti) Christmas Concert in Vienna in 1999.
8 (Music) Jessye Norman Christmas concert at Ely Cathedral in 1987.
9 (Music) Concerto di Natale in Assisi, Italia
10 (Music) Andre Rieu, Christmas Around the World concert.
11 (Music) Andrea Bocelli & David Foster, my Christmas Concert.
12 (Music) Concerto di Capodanno Venezia
13 (Music) New Year’s concert in Vienna
14 (Music) Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, by Arcangelo Corelli, known commonly as the Christmas Concerto.
15 (Music) Renee Fleming, sacred Songs.