Hear those magic reindeer click Hear those magic reindeer click

Jonas Kaufmann would like you know it’s Christmas. Well, not unlike a broken clock, he is right, at least for one day a year.

on December 25, 2020 at 2:19 PM
Jonas on the Mount of Olives Jonas on the Mount of Olives

The worldwide “Beethoven 250” celebration hasn’t exactly come off as planned, so Trove Thursday steps up to offer the composer’s rarely-heard oratorio Christus am Ölberge with Jonas Kaufmann typecast in the title role, revered by Luba Orgonásova and Hanno Müller-Brachmann, plus a fleet HIP broadcast of the Choral Fantasy from earlier this year.

on October 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Aida Aida

Jonas Kaufmann was ready to jump into a concert performance at La Scala for the ailing Francesco Meli, but then the performance was canceled.

on October 18, 2020 at 8:00 PM
Don Carlos Don Carlos

The full five-act “Paris” version, in French, featuring Michele Pertusi, Jonas Kaufmann, Igor Golovatenko, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Malin Byström and Eve-Maud Hubeaux. Conducted by Bertrand de Billy at the Vienna State Opera.

on October 04, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Werther Werther

Starring Lisette Oropesa, Sophie Koch, Jonas Kaufmann, David Bizic and Jonathan Summers, conducted by Alain Altinoglu. From March 15, 2014.

on September 13, 2020 at 6:14 PM
Take the long way homo Take the long way homo

“The worst public in the opera are these obsessed gays. . . . All these rich guys with nothing to do in their life, just following Anna Netrebko or Jonas Kaufmann on all continents. This is not a real audience for me.”

on July 22, 2020 at 8:24 AM
And the star was shining And the star was shining

Such a sleek, polished finish is a testament to the incredible resources and experience at the Met’s disposal – to coordinate this livestream across two different continents so seamlessly and with such flair is very impressive indeed.

on July 20, 2020 at 11:12 AM
Immortal beloved Immortal beloved

Trove Thursday presents a 2002 broadcast of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with Camilla Nylund, Iris Vermillion, Jonas Kaufmann and Franz-Josef Selig.

on December 12, 2019 at 10:26 AM
Where the elite meet Where the elite meet

Of more than 13,000 tickets to the ROH’s Fidelio starring Jonas Kaufmann, only “hundreds” will be made available to the public.

on October 23, 2019 at 6:47 PM
Two can be as lonely as one Two can be as lonely as one

Anna Netrebko and Jonas Kaufmann in La forza del destino—all of it!

on May 09, 2019 at 9:31 AM
Al passato, ben vedete, ora è inutile pensar Al passato, ben vedete, ora è inutile pensar

Jonas Kaufmann demonstrates his current work ethic.

on March 11, 2019 at 5:59 PM
October surprise October surprise

Jonas Kaufmann‘s Herbstreise to Little Old New York dominated the busy pages of October’s parterre box, boosting our total number of pageviews to nearly 400,000.

on November 01, 2018 at 10:20 AM
Back in black Back in black

He returned. He sang. He didn’t get hanged. 

on October 18, 2018 at 11:18 AM
Another opening, another Jonas Another opening, another Jonas

The seventh season of STAATSOPER.TV’s free live streams begins Sunday, December 2 with Otello from the Bayerische Staatsoper featuring Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros and Gerald Finley.

on October 12, 2018 at 10:10 AM
Meine Liebe ist croon Meine Liebe ist croon

As opera’s reigning tenor-superstar, Jonas Kaufmann can pretty much do whatever he wants and a sizable adoring public will lap it up.

on October 08, 2018 at 9:00 AM
“Ah, mascalzone, presto in prigione! Suzuki, il thè” “Ah, mascalzone, presto in prigione! Suzuki, il thè”

Here’s a set of comments that I think really captures the duality of YouTube — two criticisms of Jonas Kaufmann. I won’t say which I personally find more valid! 

on July 20, 2018 at 7:40 AM
Gli Weltstars sono tre Gli Weltstars sono tre

Anna Netrebko and Jonas Kaufmann will sing (with each other!) Puccini’s Turandot at the 2021 Salzburg Festival.

on April 24, 2018 at 11:29 AM
They live by night They live by night

A heady audience paid top price to pack Carnegie Hall Thursday for just 80 minutes of unstaged Wagner. 

on April 13, 2018 at 11:57 AM
Quote unquote Quote unquote

Either venomous fishwife Norman Lebrecht has deliberately misquoted and misinterpreted what Jonas Kaufmann said in a recent interview, or else Jonas Kaufmann needs to go fuck himself.

on February 15, 2018 at 7:33 AM
Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson.

on December 01, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Leaving blood on the shirt Leaving blood on the shirt

The debate over live transmissions of opera to cinemas in HD isn’t going to go away.

on June 30, 2017 at 5:26 PM
‘Ja, ja’ land ‘Ja, ja’ land

We leave behind the Vienna of the 1740s, the time of breeches, fans and white wigs.

on April 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Start the revolution with me Start the revolution with me

The Bayerische Staatsoper just announced, in addition to their usual bounty of webcasts, two special presentations: a repeat of Semiramide and a live telecast of Andrea Chenier.

on March 02, 2017 at 12:00 PM
Salvation for the savior Salvation for the savior

Kaufmann conveys Lohengrin’s immense loneliness in a profoundly moving way. I am happy to report that vocally he sounds completely recovered.

on January 26, 2017 at 7:23 PM