Fire up the yule log and find the perfect present for your holiday celebration. Michael Feinstein is coming home to the Taper for the first time in over 15 years. Feinstein launches his Center Theatre Group Residency with a special celebration featuring a sparkling array of holiday standards and special experiences that will surely get you and your loved ones in an exquisite holiday mood. This world premiere concert includes a mix of classic holiday songs, jazz standards, and never-before-performed arrangements of music from the Great American Songbook, brought to magical life with a combination of live performance, a multimedia children’s choir, and dynamic dance.
Michael Feinstein, Ambassador of the Great American Songbook, continues to build a dazzling career over the last three decades bringing the music of the Great American Songbook to the world. From his recent 2022 Tony Award to recordings that have earned him five Grammy Award nominations and his Emmy-nominated PBS-TV specials, his acclaimed series and concerts have spanned the globe. His work as an educator and archivist define Feinstein as one of the most important musical forces of our time.
“I am delighted to be invited back to the Taper as an Artist-in-Residence and to be in collaboration with the newly appointed Artistic Director, Snehal Desai. Having Feinstein’s at The Taper is the fulfillment of a dream,” says Michael Feinstein. “I can't imagine a better way to kick off this collaboration than by celebrating the upcoming holiday season and doing so with some of my favorite performers here on the Taper Stage. It feels good to be coming home.”
With suave vocalism, charismatic stage presence, and stunning gifts as a pianist, Michael Feinstein illuminates classics from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, America's greatest export: Feature Films, as well as new music and more. Every concert is uniquely curated by Michael Feinstein with a top-notch band, acclaimed guest performers, and incredible true stories.