An exciting and original recording of popular and well-loved Christmas classics.
This bold, innovative recording of holiday favorites presents an inspired interpretationof the Christmas spirit as never before heard. Journey with renowned violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg as she and fellow musicians take a festive tour through the musical genres, including bossa nova, jazz, opera, classical and the glorious sound of a full choir.
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Carol Of The Bells Silent NightWhite Christmas The Wassail Song/ O Christmas TreeO Little Town Of Bethlehem Twelve Days Of ChristmasO Holy Night A Christmas Medley: Joy To The World; We Wish You A Merry Christmas; Hark The Herald Angels Sing; Christmas Is Coming; Deck The HallsHave Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasAdeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist
with musicians from the worlds of Classical, Jazz, Broadway and Opera:
Gustavo Amarante, bassist; Orest Artymiw, violinist; Clarice Assad, jazz pianist and vocals; Odair Assad, guitarist; Sergio Assad, guitarist; Judy Blazer, vocals; Sarah Gartshore, soprano; Richard Hotchikiss, cellist; Mathias Kunzli, drummer; Ray Mase, trumpet; Anne-Marie McDermott, pianist; Richard Raub, organist; Fred Sherry, cellist; Ellen Trainer, violist; John Tenaglia, Choir Director; St. Peter Adult Choir of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church
Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg is celebrated worldwide as one of the most original and fearless artists on the concert stage today. Renowned for her electrifying performances, passionate interpretations and musica depth, she is sought after by today's greatest conductors and orchestras, as well as by fellow artists for collaborations in both classical and other genres. Acclaimed by the press and the performance and recording arenas, she is an artist whose talent "will make you hang breathlessly on every note." Considered a groundbreaker in the recording field, Ms. Salerno-Sonnenberg's professional career began in 1981 when she won the Walter W. Naumburg International Violin Competition. In 1999 she was honored with the prestigious Avery Fisher Prize, awarded to instrumentatlists who have demonstrated "outstanding achievement and excellence in music."
Founded in 2005 by renowned violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, NSS MUSIC aims to be a haven for performing artists and, with a special emphasis on live performances, to release recordings of new and established works by musicians across the musical genres.