Jonas Kaufmann: "Sehnsucht" (Desire)

Jonas Kaufmann sings German Arias – Münchner Rundfunkorchester

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Jonas Kaufmann — Tenor

Michael Güttler — Conductor

Münchner Rundfunkorchester

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Beethoven, Mozart, Weber and Wagner, performed by German tenor Jonas Kaufmann and the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, under the direction of Michael Güttler.

This recital includes masterpieces such as Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön, from The Magic Flute by Mozart, In fernem Land, from Wagner's Lohengrin, the Valkyrie's Winterstürme, or excerpts from Weber's Freischütz.

Jonas Kaufmann is one of the greatest dramatic tenors in the world, and sings a vast repertoire with many nuances and emotions in his voice. He won a prize at the 1993 Meistersinger Competition in Nuremberg, and it was only the beginning of a brilliant career. He performed at the most prestigious opera houses around the world, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, La Monnaie in Bruxelles, the Staatsoper in Hambourg, the London Royal Opera House, the New York Metropolitan Opera, the Scala in Milan, the Opéra Bastille in Paris, the Teatro Regio in Turin or the Staatsoper in Vienna.

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