Renowned international cellist HAUSER is spreading holiday cheer with the release of the second installment of his eventual forty-minute Christmas movie, featuring enchanting renditions of classic songs, "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," and "Little Drummer Boy." The visually captivating film was shot in Ogulin, Croatia, capturing the essence of Christmas joy, the beauty of spending time with your loved ones, and the true spirit of the holiday season - watch here.
The featured songs are part of HAUSER's debut holiday album, CHRISTMAS via Sony Music Masterworks, which has already gained widespread acclaim for its unique arrangements of 14 beloved Christmas melodies. The captivating video for album lead single "Amazing Grace" was filmed at the prestigious French Pavilion in his homeland of Croatia. HAUSER's mesmerizing performance in this exceptional setting adds a unique layer of charm to the song, demonstrating his virtuosity as a cellist.
Adding to the Christmas celebration, HAUSER recently unveiled the first installment of his Christmas movie, titled 'Christmas Special - Part 1,' featuring performances of "O Holy Night," "The Christmas Song," "Silent Night," and "Angels We Have Heard on High"in his native Croatia. HAUSER's videos generate millions of views and have accumulated over 4 billion views to date!
In an exciting development, HAUSER is set to embark on his first-ever solo U.S. tour in spring 2024, with dates kicking off on May 31 at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL. The tour includes stops at iconic venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Ravinia Festival in Chicago, Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, and the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Tickets for HAUSER's 2024 U.S. tour are available now atHAUSERofficial.com/tour.
HAUSER expresses his vision for the album, stating, "I wanted everything to sound like classical music. Even those pop songs now sound so gorgeous in this instrumentation, with a huge orchestra. They really sound like classical masterpieces. I think people will be surprised to hear their favorite Christmas song in this romantic, 'Hollywood' style. I really wanted to recreate that."
As HAUSER concludes, "I wanted this to be the ultimate Christmas album," aiming to capture every holiday mood, from "a fun Christmas to, I hope, a holy Christmas."