Christmas in vienna vi

Christmas in Vienna VI
Alejandro Fernández
Released September 1999
Recorded December 1998
Genre Christmas
Length 64:15
Label Sony Classical

Christmas in Vienna VI (also known as Christmastime in Vienna) is the seventh album in a series of Christmas concerts recorded in Vienna with Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo. The concert that the recording comes from was the seventh Christmas in Vienna show that Domingo held since 1992, and the sixth concert recording to be released by Sony Classical. (The Erato label released the fourth Christmas in Vienna concert from 1995 that Domingo held with José Carreras and Natalie Cole.) Recorded in December 1998, it also includes the French singer Patricia Kaas and the Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra directed by Steven Mercurio. The album was released in September 1999.

Track-listing

  1. Announcing Christmas (Christian Kolonovits) - 2:48
  2. Y nos vamos pa' Belén (José María Cano) - 3:02
  3. Leise rieselt der Schnee (Eduard Ebel) - 3:00
  4. Canción de cuna (para Jesús) (Samantha Domingo, Plácido Domingo Jr.) Orchestration by Juan J. Colomer- 3:04
  5. Merry Christmas, Baby (Steven Krikorian, John Keller) - 4:11
  6. El niño del tambor (Katherine K. Davis) - 4:26
  7. It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (Richard Willis, Edmund Sears) - 2:34
  8. Here Is Christmas (Nancy Wilson, Ann Wilson, Richie Zito) - 4:26
  9. Amours Eternels (Midnight in Moscow) (Vassilji Solovjev-Sedoj, Philippe Bergman) - 4:23
  10. Blanca Navidad (Irving Berlin) - 3:22
  11. Por el Valle de Rosas (Miguel Bernal Jiménez) - 2:48

Christmas Medley:

  1. Encore: Silent Night (Franz Gruber) - 5:01

Personnel

  • José María Cano – Arranger
  • Juan Colomer – Arranger
  • Jacques Dessange – Hair Stylist
  • Steven Epstein – Audio Production
  • Alejandro Fernández – Performer
  • Ellen Fitton – Editing Engineer
  • David Foil – Liner Notes
  • Andy Granger – Recording Technician
  • Patricia Kaas – Performer
  • Janush Kawa – Photography
  • Stephane Kijek – Monitor Engineer
  • Richard King – Mixing
  • Christian Kolonovits – Arranger
  • Bob Rapley – Engineer
  • Vienna Symphony Orchestra – Performer
  • Michael Vogts – Sound Technician
  • Charlote Willer – Make-Up
  • Tim Wood – Technical Supervisor
  • Jen Wyler – Assistant Engineer
  • Axel Zeininger – Photography
  • Elisabeth Ziegler – Choir Master
  • Joel Zimmerman – Design

Chart performance

Album

Year Chart Peak Weeks on Chart
1999 Billboard The Billboard Classical 50 19 [1] 7
1999 Billboard Top Classical Crossover Albums 10 [2] 7

Singles

Year Chart Track Peak Weeks on Chart
2000 Billboard Latin Pop Airplay Blanca Navidad 34 [3] 1

See also

External links

  • Allmusic 3/5 stars Review from allmusic.com
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