The Tenors Hit Rockefeller Center Tonight

Canada’s platinum-selling pop stars The Tenors have played Windsor Castle, Tel Aviv Opera House, the Winter Olympics and appeared on Oprah with Celine Dion. Formerly the Canadian Tenors, the regrouped trio now take Manhattan, performing on the NBC telecast–Christmas In Rockefeller Center.

They join a marquee of talent that includes Gwen Stefani, Harry Connick Jr., Seal, and Pentatonix for the world famous, 75th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 8 pm EST this evening, hosted by NBC's "Today" anchors' Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker.

The high-profile engagement ties in with the release of the trio’s recently released Christmas Together album on Verve Records. The collection has made it to No. 1 on the holiday charts in both Canada and the US since its Oct. 13 release.

The recording has a big fan in Danny Bennett, who manages his father, singer Tony Bennett, and runs The Tenors’ record label, Verve. He fell in love with the album, Tenor Clifton Murray told Mike Devlin at Victoria, BC’s Times Colonist, adding that he put his father’s long-time publicist, Sylvia Weiner, in charge of spreading the word.

A promotion video (view here) was filmed in the historic Distillery district of Toronto, featuring the members of the group (Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray and Fraser Walters) and some of their family. The little boy that asks “Hey Santa, what is your Christmas wish?” is Tenor Micallef’s nine-year-old son, Zac.

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