Thoughts on <em>Andrea Chénier</em>: the others Thoughts on <em>Andrea Chénier</em>: the others

There were, of course, other Chénier recordings beyond the truly great ones…

on June 14, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Double take Double take

German opera-director Claus Guth has reimagined Schwanengesang as a series of scarred soldier’s visions in Doppelgänger, showing this week in at the Park Avenue Armory.

on September 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Out standing in the field Out standing in the field

Shaggy weltstar tenor murmurs the haunting love theme from Gladiator.

on September 18, 2023 at 10:28 AM
Dance to the music Dance to the music

I can’t say it’s precisely my idea of Handel, but I’ve watched this clip at least a half dozen times!

on August 15, 2023 at 9:49 PM
Wrong side of the tracks Wrong side of the tracks

Renowned musical artist Jonas Kaufmann has returned to his first true love, recording dated kitsch.

on June 21, 2023 at 7:28 PM
Hear the trumpets sound! Hear the trumpets sound!

Frankly I thought Sondra Radvanovsky had reached her pinnacle with her Norma but I was apparently mistaken. I’m happy to say her Turandot is completely next-level.

on March 11, 2023 at 8:00 AM
“He’s not gay, he’s just autistic” “He’s not gay, he’s just autistic”

“Plus, he never laid a glove on those kids.” — Jonas Kaufmann, probably.

on March 04, 2022 at 1:47 PM
Peter Grimes Peter Grimes

Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, with Lise Davidsen and Bryn Terfel from the Vienna State Opera.

on January 29, 2022 at 11:11 AM
A paler white of shade A paler white of shade

“They weren’t booing me,” he clarifies.

on January 03, 2022 at 4:45 PM
War! What is it good for? War! What is it good for?

The crown jewel of this year’s Munich Festival is undoubtedly Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, which opened the Festival on June 29 and will close the Festival with an “Opera for All” screening on July 31.

on July 19, 2021 at 11:49 AM
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