Jonas Kaufmann

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Jonas Kaufmann surprised Verona

Spectators at the Festival dell’Arena di Verona who were present at the incredible temple of opera on 28 August 2022 for a performance of Verdi’s Aida were in for a nice surprise. While another tenor had been announced, they were able to witness the Verona stage debut of Jonas Kaufmann as Radames. After the recitals, […]

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Miracle expected in Rome!

On March 12, 2022, Jonas Kaufmann will be reunited with conductor Antonio Pappano conducting the Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia at the Parco della Musica for a concert version that promises to be equally miraculous. In Turandot, Puccini’s masterpiece, the superstar tenor is joined by the no less exceptional voices of Sondra […]

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Surprise at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples :

While a cast of Tosca had been announced at the beginning of the season with Ildar Abdrazakov making his role début as Barone Scarpia, the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples has surreptitiously changed the names. The baritone is still on board, but the good surprise comes from his tenor colleague, a certain Jonas Kaufmann, […]

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Jonas Kaufmann in Naples, it’s Christmas before Christmas!

After his triumph as Otello in Verdi’s masterpiece at the San Carlo in Naples, the great Jonas Kaufmann was to leave his place to Yusif Eyvazov for the last performances. Unfortunately, the tenor was unable to perform this overwhelming role. He is therefore replaced by Gregory Kunde, another great Otello (on 8 December 2021) and […]

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All present at La Scala, except Jonas!

December 7th is the traditional date of the grand season opening at La Scala in Milan, the temple of the Opera. The pandemic still present don’t allow the performances to take place, yet a great concert will be performed this evening, broadcast on Rai 1, Radio 3 and Raiplay. Under the direction of the master […]

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Jonas Kaufmann’s surprise at the Scala in Milan on Monday

On Monday 20th October 2020, the audience who were expecting to attend a performance of Verdi’s Aida at La Scala were unpleasantly surprised to learn that two members of the cast have been tested positive at Covid. The good surprise is that the performance has been replaced by a concert with… Jonas Kaufmann. The tenor […]

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Musical Stay: Jonas Kaufmann at the Opéra de Liège

Liège makes the taste buds salivate with its waffles or its famous cafés, but the city also thrills art lovers with its cultural wealth to be enjoyed over a weekend. The Cité ardente offers a beautiful eclecticism between its historic squares, its museums and the modernity of its new buildings such as the Guillemins train […]

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Jonas Kaufmann’s Christmas tour 2020 is maintained

The rumor about Jonas Kaufmann denied! Here and there on social media, the cancelation of the famous tenor’s Christmas tour 2020 is announced, but this is fake news. Jonas Kaufmann has confirmed that the tour will be held unless of course COVID-19 prevents it. Munich, Frankfort and Paris are awaiting to welcome the event.   […]

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The best of opera streams with the Metropolitan Opera of New York

An end of season completely canceled does not stop the Metropolitan Opera of New York to perform with a schedule of opera streams as “quite” usual time. On April 9, 2020, on Easter week, confined music lovers will be able to watch Wagner’s Parsifal directed by Daniele Gatti with Jonas Kaufmann, Peter Mattei and René […]

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Jonas Kaufmann helps independent singers

Jonas Kaufmann also concerned by the coronavirus! To help independent singers and all the staff of Musical Theaters in Germany, the superstar tenor recorded a short video calling for donations. A great initiative! You can visit this page for more details.   Jonas Kaufmann © Gregor Hohenberg