On December 17 Jonas Kaufmann received the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art. The Gala will be broadcasted by the MDR at 8:15pm CET. His sound inescapably evokes memories of live performances and classic recordings by Vinay, Vickers and other masters; in a single night he joined their company. Jonas Kaufmann, the best Tenore ever: non-official page. Salzburger Festspiele proved impressively that fears for his voice after the month-long infection, which led him to cancel several appearances, were unfounded” (Sophia Felbermair, ORF.at). ", "As Don Carlo, Kaufmann varies his singing so much with soft, warm, intimate sounds that the Italian passion of the music starts to recede out of reach, but he, too, was impressive and, in his three duets with Harteros, deeply moving. … Every leaf in the woods glowed as Kaufmann looked around and sang with that velvety tone that is his alone. Jonas Kaufmann appeared back on the opera stage after five months with the French version of Verdi's "Don Carlos" at the Vienna State Opera. programme and we are looking forward to see you at one of our next recitals, either in the Musikverein in Vienna (February 13th), the Stephaniensaal in Graz (February 15th), the Philharmonie in Berlin (February 17th), in the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris (February 20th) or in the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden (April 23th). April 2020. Page by Laura Fontana. It might also have been a good idea to mention that the lady in the photo with Jonas Kaufmann is NOT Laura Fontana. Obviously, the success that these broadcasts are meeting paradoxically attests to the public’s attachment to « living art ». In remembering Marie, his Paul was visibly tormented, with a voice occasionally made ugly by melancholy; and in chasing Marietta he was foolish and crazed, throwing himself over furniture in what amounted to a cardio workout atop heldentenor high notes.Josh Barone, The New York Times, Kaufmann is in his element, poignant and lyrical in Paul’s grief, but unstinting in heroic intensity. … Kaufmann zelebriert diesen Ton, als wäre er der Schlüssel zur Erleuchtung. A post shared by Jonas Kaufmann (@tenorkaufmann) on Mar 22, 2019 at 11:05am PDT . I look forward to being back with you as soon as possible and thank you all again for your kindness, well-wishes and understanding. Needless to say, the promoters will continue to monitor the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and its ensueing restrictions or bans in regards to public concerts closely. In Geneva, singing Die Schöne Müllerin at the Grand Théatre tonight. Royal Opera House Orchestra Conductor: Antonio PappanoDirector: Keith Warner. “, Against the background of all the horror stories that bombard us today, we are undoubtedly rather more hardened than Schubert’s contemporaries, and yet even today’s listeners can still find this cycle affecting,” Kaufmann describes his experience of the work. After the concert, Jonas Kaufmann was award the "goldener Rathausmann" by the Viennese mayor Michael Ludwig. His voice, with its dark, liquid tone, soars through the music with refined ease and intensity: all those grand declarations of passion, whether political, or erotic, hit home with terrific immediacy. With Jochen Rieder and the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre. The15th of February sees not only the Met Premiere of "Parsifal“ but also the release of Jonas Kaufmann’s much anticipated Wagner CD. After his concert in Phoenix, Arizona Governor Janice Kay (“Jan”) Brewer proclaimed February 24 as Jonas Kaufmann Day as did the Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton and the city council in a separate proclamations. On October 27 the opera will also be shown live in cinemas around the world. They communicated rather an intense, polymorphic eroticism hard to be contained by social laws and labels and more akin to nature . …. They have many ongoing projects through their organization. JONAS KAUFMANN - "ANDREA CHENIER" ATV2 HIGHLIGHTS - 12.03.2017. Jonsson Pär, Gullberg Jonas, Nordström Anders, Kusano Miyako, Kowalczyk Mariusz, Sjöström Michael, Moritz Thomas. We heard the ancient glow of a memory, revisited this time with depth and brought to life. The performance will remain available for on-demand viewing for 12 days, and can be viewed on your computer, mobile device, or home entertainment system (via Chromecast or AirPlay). Bavaria’s cabinet minister for Europe, Emilia Müller awarded Jonas Kaufmann the “Bayerische Europamedaille” in a ceremony which took place on the 8th of October in the Prinz-Carl-Palais in Munich. David Salazar, Operawire. New York, April 22, 2011. He has always had a matinee-idol appearance, but now gave a movie-star performance to match. And if there is an acid test for any lieder singer, it is undoubtedly Schubert’s Winterreise, a cycle of twenty-four settings of poems by Wilhelm Müller that is generally regarded as the pinnacle of lieder singing, a sequence of songs as thrilling for listeners as it is for the performer. For the first time Jonas has been filmed in private surroundings, with his family, friends and musical partners. Jonas Kaufmann by Laura Fontana, Milano (Milan, Italy). Exclusively in Salzburg it is already available from the 15th of August. On October 21st the new German e-learning platform Meet Your Master (MYM) was launched in a press conference at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof. In the film the tenor returns to Vienna in a deeply personal tribute to the world-famous melodies from the birthplace of waltz and operetta. Und alle akustischen und sonstigen Widrigkeiten sind überwunden, übersprungen, dank der Intensität dieses Singens.". James Levine, the Met’s longstanding Music Director, who has conducted 21 complete Ring cycles at the Met; and Fabio Luisi, the Met’s Italian-born Principal Conductor, who took over conducting the second half of the cycle after illness. Jonas Kaufmann starts his tour of Gustav Mahler's 'Das Lied von der Erde' in the Philharmonie am Gasteig in Munich on Tuesday, January 8th 2019. That’s exactly what comes across here. A Royal Opera House Production. Mr. Kaufmann is ideal in the role. Let It Snow!,” “Winter Wonderland,” “The Christmas Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “White Christmas.”, It’s Christmas! Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko at the press conference. Opera fans from all over the world are looking forward to Jonas' role debut as Otello in London on June 21. Don't miss the live streaming of the next "Tosca" performance (same cast), Saturday April 16, starting at 7:30pm. The recital was broadcast live in ORF III with Barbara Rett. Over the years the initial teacher-pupil relationship has been transformed into a wonderful example of artistic communication that has found expression not only in the recording studio but also at countless song recitals, most notably at the Metropolitan Opera in New York on 30 October 2011, the first solo recital heard at the Met since Luciano Pavarotti’s recital in 1994. What’s more, the new recording, due for release in October this year, will boast an authentically Italian provenance with conductor Sir Antonio Pappano at the helm." It is neither craggy nor over-light, neither overly dark nor meretricious, neither unduly pinched nor stentorian. Gibbons are apes, that famous for their incredible singing capabilities. Ever since he first went on holiday there with his family, Italy has been “the land of longing” for Kaufmann. Jonas Kaufmann starring as Don José in Bizet's Carmen at the Staatsoper Hamburg in April. In Madrid, the German tenor Jonas Kaufmann stressed the "need" that opera singers have to see their audiences and confided his concern for the mental health of artists. He brought total conviction to the first act Improvviso, capturing the revolutionary poet’s youthful ardour, while the virility of attack in his defiance of the court in act three was simply electrifying. The new date for the concert in Mannheim is January 13, for Brussels May 1. Jonas Kaufmann celebrated his debut at the Summer Night's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic on September 18. Here is the link to a video with Highlights from the recording sessions and interviews. Magnifique " In fernem Land " (" Dans un pays lointain "), confession et testament spirituel, qui signera enfin le vrai retour du grand Kaufmann. Jonas Kaufmann, the best Tenore ever: non-official page. However, the romantic hero is there, juvenile and virile, but with that bit of dreamy fragility that makes him irresistible." After first rehearsals for the new production of "Ariadne" in Salzburg I'm looking forward to my open air concert in Linz on Saturday evening. Since it is of course only my best, which I would ever wish to present to the public in Paris, as well as everywhere else, I am unfortunately obliged to withdraw. Juan Antonio Muñoz H, El Mercurio, 27. Photo (c) Wilfried Hösl / Bayerische Staatsoper. "Moins d’insolence dans la facilité technique, plus de subtilité dans le soin porté au détail et surtout une humanité arrondie par les années: l’éclat du timbre fait aujourd’hui place à un chant mûri." So beautiful was the crescendo from pianissimo to full voice on the last note that the audience burst into applause, obliterating the orchestral play out, after which Kaufmann charmingly apologised to his conductor. Thanks for the clarification. Two further wonderful add-ons to his many appearances in Vienna were two recitals with Helmut Deutsch at the newly founded Theater im Park. [...] A notoriously slow starter, Kaufmann hit the ground running here, leaping through the window with swagger, launching into a full flow of bronzed tone. The medal is awarded since 1990 in recognition of services rendered in promoting the reputation of Bavaria in Europe as well as promoting the European integration and collaboration in Bavaria. Handsome and limber, he looked like a young demigod ... New York, April 17, 2011: At a gala dinner held in New York’s legendary Plaza Hotel, Jonas Kaufmann was singled out for the coveted “Opera News Award”. In Finland, Sweden, Netherlands, Romania & Latvia from August 30th, Denmark & Canada from Sept 1st. Last December in New York Jonas Kaufmann received the Gerda Lissner Foundation Charity prize. Kaufmann has done nothing better than this charismatic Des Grieux at the Royal Opera and his dark, brooding tenor sings with unstinting passion and vocal freedom. Jonas Kaufmann (Faust) and Marina Poplavskaya (Marguerite). This made him more dangerous than acting like a stereotypical tough guy; it made him unpredictable and more complex. Those were, according to the MetOpera Database, Renata Scotto, Christa Ludwig and Marilyn Horne (1983), Martti Talvela and Kiri Te Kanawa (1984), Margaret Price (1987), Joan Sutherland (1989) and Luciano Pavarotti (1994). This diverse holiday album features 40 favorites that reflect the many facets of Christmas, from ancient Christian hymns to contemporary pop classics. It was a sweet, necessary pain. ", "No doubt the house was delighted to secure once again Jonas Kaufmann, currently the world’s favourite tenor, in the title role. ", "He has never sounded better in London. The summer night's concert can be viewed until October 17 on 3Sat or purchased on CD and DVD/Blu-Ray from October 2. Thank you for all your good wishes, and I look forward to singing for you again soon. A strategy for identifying differences in large series of metabolomic samples analyzed by GC/MS. It is almost impossible to describe, but those who on Monday were in front of their smooth, bright, spotless screens know what I'm talking about.The remote encounter turned into a greater proximity and the atmosphere was filled with contemplative joy; a wish became true, with gratitude. Maybe this is also due to his voice, quite gorgeous at the time. Don't miss the "Kaufmann double bill" on BBC 4, starting on Sunday October 15 at 21:00 with John Bridcut's new documentary "Tenor for the ages" (90 MIn. ", "As for Kaufmann, he's in his element. The program was set to the motto of 'Love' and was conducted by Valery Gergiev. Tickets for viewing the recital online are $20, and will be available for purchase on the Met’s website beginning Tuesday, July 14, at 6pm CET. Together with the TV documenary "Berlin 1930" by Thomas Voigt and Wolfgang Wunderlich the concert is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. JONAS KAUFMANN, JOYCE DIDONATO, JAVIER CAMARENA TEATRO REAL, PRESS CONFERENCE THANKS TO # tenorjaviercamarena INSTAGRAM English: "This morning, meeting with the press. Tickets are on sale now. Jonas Kaufmann My Vienna is screening at selected cinemas during August and September 2020. The premiere is on July 8, the performance on July 11 will be broadcasted live on France 3, Culturebox and Medici TV (Foto Philippe Gromelle). And as sorry as I am that I had to disappoint many of you with my cancellations, I still hope you will regard this long out-time as just what it is, namely a sign of responsibility toward myself and my audience. 5.1K likes. Kaufmanns partners are Anja Harteros (Aida), Ekaterina Semenschuk (Amneris), Ludovic Tézier (Amonasro) and Erwin Schrott (Ramphis). On ZDF on Friday October 28 2016, starting at 11:30pm CET: “Mein Italien", a combination of road movie, documentary and concert with Jonas Kaufmann. New album releaseOn October 11th, Jonas Kaufmann’s new album ‚Wien‘ was released worldwide. on NDR on December 14th at 6:45pm. The protagonists are Adrianne Pieczonka (Leonore), Jonas Kaufmann (Florestan), Tomasz Konieczny (Pizarro) and Hans-Peter König (Rocco). Also included are haunting English carols (“What Child is This”, “In the Bleak Midwinter”) and such beloved worldwide favorites as “O Holy Night” and “Silent Night.”, The album’s breadth of variety is also illustrated by the inclusion of rare intimate German-Alpine Christmas songs for voice and harp accompaniment. The most extended number on the program, it gave him the chance to show what a superb vocal storyteller he is. The Nationaltheater of the Bayerische Staatsoper is updating its seats. It’s a position that brings enormous expectation and so often falls short of the imagined.But sometimes a person comes along with a talent so rare, so undeniable, they can unite the public and critics alike across the globe. As well as paying homage to Viennese music on stage, My Vienna will see Kaufmann visit stunning areas of the Austrian capital, such as the Wiener Prater, the taverns of Grinzing and the Viennese Central Cemetery to explore the culture and pride of the Viennese people, and discover the city’s historic connection to operetta melodies. Dear Friends, I’m so sorry that my cancellations have been the source of a lot of disappointment and frustration over the past few weeks. On me, the work has an almost meditative effect because Schubert expressed these emotional depths with clarity and simplicity that I ultimately find consoling and that allows me to regain my own inner balance.”. After having premiered at the Salzburg Easterfestival and been heard in concert versions at the Berlin Philarmonie, this summer Simon Rattle’s “Carmen” production is back at the Salzburger Festspiele with Magdalena Kozena, Jonas Kaufmann, Genia Kühmeier and Kostas Smoriginas leading the cast. In celebration of his 50th birthday, Jonas Kaufmann will be seen in a few appearances in tv and in a cinema-transmission of "An Italian Night - Live from the Waldbühne". Jonas Kaufmann (Lohengrin) and Annette Dasch (Elsa). The release of the full studio recording of Verdi’s masterpiece opera "Otello" with Antonio Pappano conducting the Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, has now been announced for June 12 by Sony Classical. Had the promoters insisted on my singing live there, of course I would have. I even insisted that the press officers of UEFA and DFB (Deutscher Fussball Band / German Football Society) verify this, and they published the appropriate information on their official websites. His dark tenor smoulders with the heat of a poet’s unfulfilled ardour and his top notes ring out effortlessly (one of them goes from the softest thread of sound to a blazing forte). On September 12, Jonas Kaufmann will make his debut in the the celebrated ‘Last Night of the Proms concert’, televised live from London’s Royal Albert Hall. Yet there is much more to his art than the superb sound. L’Infant est montré ici carrément malade, constamment sous la menace d’un raptus peut être bien épileptique, et Kaufmann le joue, l’incarne, le chante avec un mélange de défi extatique et de témérité vulnérable en très beau héros schillérien ténébreux : de la voix il caresse, et cingle.André Tubeuf, Qobuz, 18.1.2012. due to a bad cold I’m forced to cancel the New Year’s Eve Concert in Baden-Baden. Jonas Kaufmann arriba, canta i triomfa amb la millor companyiaara.cat, Video Clip "La nostra morte è il trionfo dell'amor". St. Luke 's at Carnegie Hall in new York City with my voice, at first I it... Tenor, however, the romantic and romanticised outsider of Giordano ’ „! Wirkliche Arie gibt conducted by non other than Kirill Petrenko and Marlis Petersen played role... 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