Jonas Kaufmann Announces New Puccini Album with Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva & Asmik Grigorian

Jonas Kaufmann has announced his new album entitled “Puccini: Love Affairs.” The new record will be released on Sept. 13 by Sony Classical and will feature several duets from the composer. In a statement, Kaufmann said, “For my latest album, I had the pleasure of collaborating with some of today’s leading sopranos to celebrate Puccini’s centenary year. What really appealed {…}

Jonas Kaufmann & Eleonora Buratto Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s ‘Tosca’ Stream

On July 27, 2024 the Bayerische Staatsoper is set to stream Puccini’s “Tosca.” The company will showcase the masterpiece on its Staatsoper.tv streaming platform and the work will star Eleonora Buratto in the title role, Jonas Kaufmann as Cavaradossi, and Ludovic Tézier as Scarpia. Andrea Battistoni will conduct the new production by Kornél Mundruczó. When the production opened earlier this {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Nicholas Phan, Siobhan Stagg & Janai Brugger Lead Hong Kong Philharmonic’s 2024-25 Season

The Hong Kong Philharmonic has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Ralf Otto conducts Händel’s “Messiah” with Valentina Farcas, Catriona Morison, Nicholas Phan, and Thomas E. Bauer. Performance Dates: Dec. 20 & 21, 2024 Benjamin Northey and Siobhan Stagg celebrate the New Year with a Viennese program. Performance Dates: Dec. 29 & 30, 2024 {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Juan Diego Flórez, Eleonora Buratto & Vittorio Grigòlo Lead Arena di Verona’s Gala Broadcast

Rai Cultura is set to broadcast the Arena di Verona’s opening night concert “La Grande Opera Italiana Patrimonio dell’Umanità” on June 7. The concert is set to feature such artists as Anna Netrebko, Eleonora Buratto, Rosa Feola, Juliana Grigoryan, Jessica Pratt, Mariangela Sicilia, Aigul Akhmetshina, Jonas Kaufmann, Juan Diego Flórez, Vittorio Grigòlo, Brian Jagde, Francesco Meli, Galeano Salas, Nicola Alaimo, Luca {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Cecilia Bartoli, Elīna Garanča & Michael Spyres Lead Philharmonie Essen’s 2024-25 Season

The Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances of the season. Evelina Liubonko, Sarah Romberger, Thomas Hobbs, and Kresimir Strazanac perform works by Arcangelo Corelli, Francesco Durante, and Georg Friedrich Händel alongside Rias Kammerchor Berlin. Performance Date: Sept. 7, 2024 Graun’s “Adriano in Siria” will star Noah Hellwig, Valer Sabadus, Roberta Mameli, Maayan Licht, David {…}

Anna Netrebko, Cecilia Bartoli, Pretty Yende, Jonas Kaufmann, Roberto Alagna & Benjamin Bernheim Lead Opéra de Monte-Carlo’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Monte-Carlo has announced its 2024-25 season. Festival Centenaire Puccini Giacomo Sagripanti conducts Puccini’s “La Rondine“ in Concert. Pretty Yende, Charles Castronovo, Deanna Breiwick, Juan Francisco Gatell, and Roberto de Candia. Performance Date: Oct. 30, 2024 Anna Netrebko, Nino Machaidze, Mariam Battistelli, Yusif Eyvazov, and Florian Sempey lead Puccini’s “La Bohème.” Biagio Pizzuti, Giorgi Manoshvili, and Matteo Peirone {…}