Shot in three locations in Oberndorf, the historic city of world hit “Silent Night”, and Salzburg, Jonas Kaufmann takes us on a journey through international Christmas carols: from Germany and Austria to Sweden and the USA. To the sounds of international “Christmas hits” from “Entre le bÅ“uf et l’Ã¢ne gris” to “White Christmas,” Jonas Kaufmann also takes us into the wintry landscape and Advent hustle and bustle of neighbouring Salzburg. As a special “treat”, he also sings two Alpine Christmas songs to harp accompaniment in the intimate atmosphere of the small Silent Night Chapel.
“When I think of Christmas, a lot of memories come back to me,” says Jonas Kaufmann. “Christmas is the festival of pausing, of remembering. It is the festival of joy and lights. And these songs bring back to me happy memories of the joys of the Christmas season, from grateful devotions to exhilarating celebrations with friends and relatives. // Continue to the full article