Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir featuring Rolando Villazón

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir featuring Rolando Villazón

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

One of the world’s leading tenors and most beloved entertainers, Rolando Villazón joins the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square for this holiday concert.

"Rolando Villazón is one of the great singers of our time," said music director Mack Wilberg. "Pairing his talent with that of the Choir and Orchestra will result in yet another majestic collaboration just as it did in our recent recording of Messiah" Villazón was one of four featured soloists on the Choir and Orchestra’s landmark recording of Handel’s Messiah which was released earlier this year. Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir featuring Rolando Villazón airs Monday, December 25 at 5 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Rolando Villazón is renowned for his uniquely compelling performances with leading opera houses and orchestras around the world. Heralded as “the most charming of today’s divos” (The Times) and “a great singer and brilliant entertainer, at once extremely funny and deeply profound” (Crescendo)Rolando Villazón is among the most versatile artists alive today, maintaining successful careers as a stage director, novelist, and TV personality next to his on-stage career. An exclusive recording artist with Deutsche Grammophon, Rolando Villazón has recorded over 20 CDs and DVDs which have received numerous prizes. 

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