Jonas Kaufmann Cancels Strauss Gala

Jonas Kaufmann Palais Garnier, Paris

Jonas Kaufmann has canceled his upcoming Dec. 22 Strauss Gala.

In a statement, the Academia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia noted that due to illness Kaufmann was forced to cancel. As a result, ticketholders would get refunds.

Kaufmann was expected to sing the last four last songs with Antonio Pappano conducting. The program was also scheduled to include “Till Eulenspiegel” and the waltz from “Der Rosenkavalier.”

The tenor next heads to Moscow for a New Years Eve concert with Speranza Scappucci before touring Japan and heading to the US for recitals in Santa Monica and Carnegie Hall. He also tours singing Wolf’s Italienisches Liederbuch throughout Europe and is scheduled for “Andrea Chenier” at the Vienna State Opera. He will also appear in a new production of “Parfisal” at the Bayerische Staatsoper with Nina Stemme and Rene Pape.

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FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

1 Comment on "Jonas Kaufmann Cancels Strauss Gala"

  1. Lois Silverstein | December 21, 2017 at 8:09 pm | Reply

    Get Well soon!!!

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