Aug 26, 2016 07:53 AM EDT | Philip Trapp
Actress and classically trained singer Kristin Chenoweth has shared a video preview of her forthcoming album, The Art of Elegance. The new disc from the Tony Award-winning chanteuse displays the Bewitched star's operatic soprano voice in a broad range of classic music styles. The CD is scheduled to be released by Concord Records on Sept. 23.
Fans of viral video violinist Joshua Bell will be familiar with Ms. Chenoweth's vocal talent -- Kristin appeared on his 2009 collaborative album, At Home With Friends, alongside other singing stars like Josh Groban and Regina Spektor.
The Art of Elegance highlights Kristin's sultry vocals on Great American Songbook covers like Frank Sinatra's "I'm A Fool to Want You" and Ella Fitzgerald's "Someone to Watch Over Me." Of the classic throwback material, Chenoweth declared in the new promotional clip, "This is me."
The latest musical effort from Kristen is the follow-up to her Concord Records debut, 2014's Coming Home. As reported by Playbill, Chenoweth posted the video on Wednesday detailing her inspirations behind the upcoming standards collection:
"Kristin Chenoweth, a Tony winner for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, has posted a new video that features snippets from her latest solo recording, which is due in September."
The Art of Elegance:
01. "Someone to Watch Over Me"
02. "I've Got a Crush on You" [featuring Dave Koz]
03. "Let's Fall In Love"
04. "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
05. "Zing, Went the Strings of My Heart"
06. "The Very Thought of You" [ft. Dave Koz]
07. "They Can't Take That Away From Me"
08. "A House Is Not a Home"
09. "I Get Along Without You Very Well"
11. "I'm a Fool to Want You"
13. "You're My Saving Grace..."
For more information on this and other Kristin Chenoweth albums, please visit her official website at www.officialkristinchenoweth.com.
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