For this Sunday’s winter solstice event–STARDUST at Judson Church, Sunday, Dec 20th, 6pm–I’m thrilled to present a dear friend and beautiful performer: Michael Winther. Michael has sung with us before and his voice and presence are magical. I’m thrilled he’s agreed to be part of our arrangement of Stardust, the Hoagy Carmichael Standard–along with John-Andrew Morrison and Charley Layton. Michael’s singing is always a gift and I’m so pleased to experience it this weekend at this special event. Our first evening service and a new venue for us.
Here’s Michael’s bio:
michael winther (actor/singer): received a Drama Desk nomination for his critically acclaimed solo performance in Songs From An Unmade Bed at New York Theater Workshop. Previous work with Fred Hersch includes The Songs of Fred Hersch (Lincoln Center’s American Songbook). He made his Lincoln Center solo concert debut at the American Songbook series showcasing new work by contemporary theater composers and lyricists. Other New York concert work includes: Allen Room, Avery Fisher Hall, Town Hall, Merkin Hall, Symphony Space, Joe’s Pub, Le Poisson Rouge, Birdland, and Ars Nova. Nationally, he has appeared with Robert Kapilow in “What Makes It Great?” celebrating the songs of Sondheim, Gershwin, Porter and Bernstein. Michael’s theatre credits include — Broadway: 33 Variations, Mamma Mia!, 1776, The Crucible, Artist Descending A Staircase, Damn Yankees. He has worked extensively off-Broadway, in television and film and at regional theaters including: Yale Rep, Center Theater Group, McCarter, Guthrie, La Jolla Playhouse, Centerstage and Old Globe.