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Jonas Kaufmann

voc, *1969 DE, Munich
Singer of Classical

Jonas Kaufmann (born 10 July 1969) is a German operatic tenor. He is best known for his performances in spinto roles such as Don José in Carmen, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Maurizio in Adriana Lecouvreur, and the title role in Don Carlos. He has also sung leading tenor roles in the operas of Richard Wagner with success in Germany and abroad, most notably the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He is also an accomplished Lieder singer. In 2014 The New York Times described Kaufmann as "a box-office draw, and... the most important, versatile tenor of his generation."

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Popular Tracks   
Tosca, SC 69 / Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle" on Work From Home With Puccini by Giacomo Puccini
Rigoletto, Atto III, Canzone: "La donna è mobile" on The Verdi Album by Giuseppe Verdi & Jonas Kaufmann
Turandot, Atto III: "Nessun Dorma" on Nessun Dorma - The Puccini Album by Giacomo Puccini & Jonas Kaufmann
Pagliacci / Act 1: "Recitar!...Vesti la giubba" on Verismo Arias by Jonas Kaufmann, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Antonio Pappano
Fedora / Act 2: "Amor ti vieta" on Verismo Arias by Jonas Kaufmann, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Antonio Pappano
Parla più piano on Dolce Vita by Jonas Kaufmann
La bohème, SC 67 / Act 1: "Che gelida manina" on Romantic Arias by Jonas Kaufmann, Giacomo Puccini, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Georges Bizet, Marco Armiliato, Friedrich von Flotow, Giuseppe Verdi, Carl Maria von Weber, Jules Massenet, Charles Gounod, Richard Wagner & Hector Berlioz
Conquest Of Paradise (From "1492: Conquest of Paradise") on The Sound of Movies by Jonas Kaufmann
Das Land des Lächelns: "Dein ist mein ganzes Herz!" on Du bist die Welt für mich by Jonas Kaufmann
Nelle tue mani [Now We Are Free] (From "Gladiator") on The Sound of Movies by Jonas Kaufmann

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Title Artist Year Type
Das Lied Von Der ErdeJonas Kaufmann, Gustav Mahler, Wiener Philharmoniker, Jonathan Nott2017Album
L'OpéraJonas Kaufmann, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Bertrand De Billy2017Album
Dolce VitaJonas Kaufmann2016Album
Premium KlassikLang Lang, Jonas Kaufmann, Yo-Yo Ma, Igor Levit, Sol Gabetta2016Compil.
AidaGiuseppe Verdi, Anja Harteros, Jonas Kaufmann, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Ludovic Tézier, Erwin Schrott, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano2015Album
Nessun Dorma - The Puccini AlbumJonas Kaufmann2015Album
Tosca / Carmen / Faust / WertherJonas Kaufmann / Giacomo Puccini, Georges Bizet, Charles Gounod, Jules Massenet2015Album
Best Of Klassik 2014 - Die Große Gala Der Echo Klassik-PreisträgerCecilia Bartoli, Jonas Kaufmann, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Anna Netrebko, David Garrett, Diana Damrau, Igor Levit2014Album
WinterreiseFranz Schubert, Jonas Kaufmann, Helmut Deutsch2014Album
FaustCharles Gounod / Jonas Kaufmann, Marina Poplavskaya, René Pape, The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus And Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Yannick Nézet-Séguin2014Single
CarmenGeorges Bizet / Vesselina Kasarova, Jonas Kaufmann, Isabel Rey, Michele Pertusi, Franz Welser-Möst, Orchester der Oper Zürich2014Single
50 Great AriasJonas Kaufmann2014Album
Du Bist Die Welt Für MichJonas Kaufmann2014Album
Strauss LiederRichard Strauss - Jonas Kaufmann, Helmut Deutsch2013Album
KönigskinderEngelbert Humperdinck, Jonas Kaufmann, Ofelia Sala, Detlef Roth, Nora Gubisch, The National Orchestra Of Montpellier, Armin Jordan2013Album
RequiemGiuseppe Verdi - Anja Harteros, Elīna Garanča, Jonas Kaufmann, René Pape, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Daniel Barenboim2013Album
The Best OfJonas Kaufmann2013Compil.
WagnerRichard Wagner, Jonas Kaufmann, Orchester Der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Donald Runnicles2013Album
The Verdi AlbumJonas Kaufmann2013Album
CarmenGeorges Bizet - Magdalena Kožená, Jonas Kaufmann, Genia Kühmeier, Kostas Smoriginas, Chor Der Staatsoper Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle2012Album
Verdi RequiemAnja Harteros, Elīna Garanča, Jonas Kaufmann, René Pape, Daniel Barenboim2012Album
KönigskinderJonas Kaufmann, Isabel Rey, Oliver Widmer, Liliana Nikiteanu, Chor der Oper Zürich And Orchester der Oper Zürich, Ingo Metzmacher, Engelbert Humperdinck2012Album
FidelioLudwig van Beethoven - Nina Stemme, Jonas Kaufmann, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Claudio Abbado2011Album
ToscaGiacomo Puccini / Emily Magee, Jonas Kaufmann, Thomas Hampson, Chor der Oper Zürich And Orchester der Oper Zürich, Paolo Carignani2011Single
WertherJules Massenet / Jonas Kaufmann, Sophie Koch, Ludovic Tézier, Anne-Catherine Gillet, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris, Michel Plasson2010Single
Verismo AriasJonas Kaufmann2010Album
LohengrinRichard Wagner, Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Wolfgang Koch, Michaela Schuster, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Kent Nagano, Richard Jones2010Single
Madama ButterflyGiacomo Puccini - Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann, Enkelejda Shkosa, Fabio Capitanucci, Antonio Pappano2009Album
Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven & WagnerJonas Kaufmann, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Claudio Abbado2009Album
Die Schöne MüllerinJonas Kaufmann, Franz Schubert, Helmut Deutsch2009Album
Madama ButterflyGiacomo Puccini - Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann, Enkelejda Shkosa, Fabio Capitanucci, Antonio Pappano2009Album
Romantic AriasJonas Kaufmann, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Marco Armiliato2008Album
Nina o sia La Pazza Per AmoreGiovanni Paisiello / Cecilia Bartoli, Jonas Kaufmann, László Polgár, Juliette Galstain, Angelo Veccia, Federica Bartoli, Golda Fischer / Chor der Oper Zürich and Zurich Opera Orchestra / Adam Fischer, Cesare Lievi, Thomas Grimm2002Single
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