The world’s greatest tenor presents an evening of melodies from a golden era + an engrossing documentary. NB German-language documentary. Accompanying the new album, the Blu-ray “Du bist die Welt für mich - Live Performance from Berlin”. Jonas dedicates an evening to the glorious tunes made famous by the tenor stars of Berlin’s legendary heyday.
Franz Walsch, a small-time hood, is released from jail and searches for his old acquaintances. He finds his girlfriend Johanna and visits his mother with his brother Marian. Women are attracted to Franz, though he is a man of few words and remains emotionless throughout his encounters with them. Johanna becomes jealous when Franz goes off with his new lover Margarethe, and the pair connect with his old buddy Günther, known as the Gorilla. After Marian is murdered, a detective searching for the Gorilla and Franz pressures Johanna into divulging what she knows about them.
Kaufmanns 5th solo album on Decca - specially recorded for the Wagner anniversary year by the worlds leading Wagner tenor.
Kaufmann and Wagner is a classic combination: For any Wagnerians whove been slumbering, Fafner-like, in their caves during the last few years, heres your wake-up call: Jonas Kaufmann is the tenor we've been waiting for(Washington Post).
Schubert's devastating song cycle, Die Schöne Mullerin is not solely for the singer, but exists as an equal duet between pianist and voice. Listeners will experience Jonas Kaufmann's voice from an entirely new perspective, as he sings romantic Lieder. Kaufmann's outstanding ability to communicate though the music with his versatile voice is heartwarming. Helmut Deutsch, a renowned collaborative pianist, brings his intelligence and sensitive artistry to bear in these heart-rending performances.