Merry ChristmasDeutsche Grammophon
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The Vienna Boys Choir-one of the world's best known musical institutions-celebrates the holidays with a major Christmas album released on Deutsche Grammophon today. This album of holiday favorites features two stars of classical music: Rolando Villazón and Aida Garifullina and is the beginning of a long and close collaboration with Universal. Merry Christmas from Viennafeatures traditional repertoire including O Holy Night, featuring DG recording artist Rolando Villazon, Stille Nacht, featuring the Russian soprano Aida Garifullina, and other holiday favorites including Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant, Carol of the Bells, Joy to the World, Feliz Navidad and more. They also take on the melancholy war protest song Happy Christmas (War is Over) by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
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