Updated Mon, Nov 18, 2013 2:23 pm
Saturday, December 7 • 9 p.m.
It’s going to be a Chris Mann Christmas. The modern crooner and finalist of The Voice is getting ready to deliver a very special new program just in time for the holidays. Following up last year’s debut on PBS, CHRIS MANN IN CONCERT: A MANN FOR ALL SEASONS, this new concert special is meant for family gatherings by the fire and watching the snow fall while decorating the tree.
With his pure, angelic voice and inspired stage presence, classically trained singer Mann adds true soul to holiday favorites in a stunning performance in front of a live audience. He is joined by country icon Martina McBride on “Merry Little Christmas” and saxophone star Mindi Abair in a divine version of “Auld Lang Syne.” With his star-quality performance and rich vocal styling, Mann brings new life to timeless Christmas classics, including a lively version of “O Come, All Ye Faithful” and a heartfelt and powerful take on his favorite Christmas song, “O Holy Night.” In addition to traditional carols, Mann also sings his lovely original love song, “On a Night Like This,” and a hopeful rendition of “Over The Rainbow,” which was personally requested by his mother, who watches proudly from the audience. Mann has the perfect classical sound and youthful appeal to delight audiences of all ages, and is sure to become a staple during the holiday season for years to come.
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS: THE CHRIS MANN CHRISTMAS SPECIAL features these performances:
• “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
• “Merry Little Christmas” – with Martina McBride
• “On a Night Like This”
• “Ave Maria”
• “Auld Lang Syne” – with Mindi Abair
• “Over the Rainbow”
• “O Come, All Ye Faithful”
• “O Holy Night”
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