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Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
4 Dec 2014
Tim Janis' annual Holiday spectacular!
Now fast becoming a New York festive traditional. The American Christmas Carol celebrates its ninth year at Carnegie Hall and pays tribute to renowned British flutist Sir James Galway.
With full orchestra and a 200-voice choir, composer Tim Janis is joined this season by singer-songwriter Loreena McKennitt and Grammy Award-winning artist Lisa Fischer. Additional performers include Dove Award-winner Cindy Cruse Ratcliff and Lady Jeanne Galway. The proceeds from this event will benefit Kate Winslet's Golden Hat Foundation, which is dedicated to changing perceptions of people with autism, and encouraging new communication methods through technology and the arts.
As being one of Britain's most eminent musicians, Sir James is also recognised for his tireless teaching for future flautists and is known widely as "The Man With The Golden Flute". In December 2013 he launched an online teaching resource "FIRST FLUTE". Containing an online interactive series of lessons, this site is geared for beginners flute students of all ages. From techniques, to an online practice room, downloadable sheet music and concert footage, Sir James, along with his wife Lady Jeanne are committed to promoting classical music to the young.
Composer, conductor, philanthropist. Tim Janis uses his immense musical skill to raise funds and awareness for charities and foundations through his benefits concerts and musical albums. Janis has also worked with some of the biggest names artists in music and entertainment including Sir Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Ray Charles, George Clooney and James Earl Jones.
Opening night: 4 December 2014
Closing night: 4 December 2014
Suitable for audiences of all ages.
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