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Andrea Bocelli and David Foster: My Christmas

Enjoy the holiday season with superstar singer Andrea Bocelli and producer David Foster's amazing Christmas concert of holiday classics! The inspiring performance, filmed at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, also features special musical guests Natalie Cole, Mary J. Blige, Reba McEntire, Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, the Muppets and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Among the featured songs are “White Christmas,” “O Holy Night,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” “Jingle Bells,” “Silent Night,” “The Christmas Song,” “What Child Is This” and more.

The My Christmas concert, mirroring Bocelli’s CD of the same title, is the ultimate holiday musical experience from the tenor, who sings carols in English, Italian and German. Regarding Christmas music, the singer remarks, “I have long dreamed of recording a holiday album that captures the beautiful traditions of the holiday season. Every year, these songs have brought incredible joy to me and my family, and it is my hope to give back that same joy by making this album.” Country music star Reba McEntire describes her experience singing with Bocelli like this: “I sat there in awe. I just loved it. [Bocelli's voice] is rich like frosting on a cake — decadent. It’s so full. I stood there right beside him and just watched him.”

An iconic figure in music who has sold more than 60 million albums to date, Bocelli continues to defy categorization, age barriers and labels of any kind. In concert or on the opera stage, he has sung with everyone from Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo to Bono and Celine Dion. In addition to his solo Great Performances concert programs, Bocelli’s many memorable television appearances include Oscar and Grammy Awards telecasts, mentoring contestants on American Idol and performances at the Official Ceremonies of the Olympic Games, all of which have propelled Bocelli into becoming a global household name in contemporary popular music.

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