Verdi: Otello Jonas Kaufmann

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Label: Sony Classical

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Vocal

Artist: Jonas Kaufmann

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

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  • Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901): Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo:
  • 1Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Una vela! Una vela04:11
  • 2Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Esultate! L'orgoglio musulmano02:14
  • 3Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Roderigo, ebben, che pensi?02:24
  • 4Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Fuoco di gioia!02:40
  • 5Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Roderigo, bevviam!01:18
  • 6Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Innaffia l'ugola!03:56
  • 7Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Capitano, v'attende la fazione ai baluardi01:14
  • 8Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Abbasso le spade!03:09
  • 9Verdi: Otello: Atto Primo: Già nella notte densa10:08
  • Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo:
  • 10Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Non ti crucciar02:20
  • 11Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Vanne! La tua meta già vedo00:28
  • 12Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Credo in un Dio crudel04:09
  • 13Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Eccola... Cassio, a te!01:21
  • 14Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Ciò m'accora05:03
  • 15Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Dove guardi splendono04:00
  • 16Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: D'un uom che geme01:52
  • 17Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Se inconscia, contro te, sposo, ho peccato03:08
  • 18Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Desdemona rea!00:43
  • 19Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Tu?! Indietro! Fuggi!!00:58
  • 20Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Ora e per sempre addio01:03
  • 21Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Pace, signor02:40
  • 22Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Era la notte, Cassio dormia02:19
  • 23Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Oh, mostruosa colpa!01:48
  • 24Verdi: Otello: Atto Secondo: Sì, pel ciel marmoreo giuro02:36
  • Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo:
  • 25Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: La vedetta del porto ha segnalato01:29
  • 26Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Continua01:13
  • 27Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Dio ti giocondi, o sposo04:36
  • 28Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Esterrefatta fisso05:03
  • 29Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Dio! mi potevi scagliar tutti i mali03:27
  • 30Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Ah! Dannazione!00:54
  • 31Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Vieni; l'aula è deserta00:45
  • 32Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: E intanto, giacché non si stanca mai la tua lingua04:14
  • 33Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Quest'è il segnale che annunzia01:57
  • 34Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Viva! Evviva! Viva il Leon di San Marco!00:31
  • 35Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Il Doge ed il Senato salutano01:15
  • 36Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Messere, son lieto di vedervi01:47
  • 37Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Messeri, il Doge02:01
  • 38Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: A terra! Sì, nel livido fango01:55
  • 39Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Quell'innocente un fremito04:09
  • 40Verdi: Otello: Atto Terzo: Fuggite! - Ciel! - Tutti fuggite Otello!02:21
  • Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto:
  • 41Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Era più calmo?03:52
  • 42Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Mia madre aveva una povera ancella00:55
  • 43Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Piangea cantando nell'erma landa06:43
  • 44Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Ave Maria, piena di grazia04:37
  • 45Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Chi è là?03:18
  • 46Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Diceste questa sera le vostre preci?03:07
  • 47Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Aprite! Aprite!03:19
  • 48Verdi: Otello: Atto Quarto: Niun mi tema05:31
  • Total Runtime02:14:41

Info for Verdi: Otello

Jonas Kaufmann is now the Otello of this generation. This recording project is the crowning glory of his journey to become today’s key exponent of this legendary role.

Verdi’s Otello is a remarkable four-act opera based on Shakespeare’s play Othello. Otello is considered Verdi’s greatest and most demanding role for the tenor voice. Kaufmann made his debut as Otello in June 2017 at the Royal Opera House to widespread critical acclaim. Kaufmann has won numerous prestigious awards including Gramophone Awards and Echo Klassik Award. Jonas Kaufmann sings an Otello for the ages...

“His sound inescapably evokes memories of live performances and classic recordings by Vinay, Vickers and other masters; in a single night, he joined their company.” (The New York Times)

Jonas Kaufmann, tenor
Carlo Bosi, tenor
Liparit Avetisyan, tenor
Gian Paolo Fiocchi, baritone
Federica Lombardi, soprano
Carlos Álvarez, baritone
Riccardo Fassi, bass
Fabrizio Beggi, bass
Virginie Verrez, mezzo-soprano
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia
Antonio Pappano, conductor

Jonas Kaufmann
Born in Munich, Germany, tenor Jonas Kaufmann is now internationally recognized as one of the most important artists of our day. He has made sensational débuts in recent seasons at many of the world’s leading opera houses, appearing at the Royal Opera Covent Garden in La Rondine opposite Angela Gheorghiu and in the 2007 new pro-duction of Carmen under Antonio Pappano. He has also appeared as Alfredo in La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera and the Lyric Opera of Chicago, as well as in the new productions of the work at Paris’s Opéra-Bastille in 2007 and at the Teatro Alla Scala in Milan. He has sung Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. the Vienna State Opera and the Metropolitan Opera, as Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail at the Salzburg Festival, and as Faust in La Damnation de Faust at the Theâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. Highlights of the 2007/2008 season included La Traviata opposite Anna Netrebko and his first Cavaradossi in Tosca under Antonio Pappano, both at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Rodolfo in La Bohème at both the Berlin State Opera under Gustavo Dudamel and at the Zurich Opera, where he was also heard in new productions of Humperdinck’s Koenigskinder and Carmen as well as in La Traviata and Don Carlos. In January of 2008 Jonas Kaufmann’s first solo album for DECCA titled “Romantic Arias” became an immediate international best seller. The release was followed in February of 2008 by solo operatic concerts in Munich and Hamburg. In July of 2008 he sang a tremendously acclaimed recital at the Prinzregententheater in Munich.

Jonas Kaufmann began the 2008/2009 with his first performances of Des Grieux in Manon at the Lyric Opera of Chicago opposite Natalie Dessay, followed by his return to Paris as Florestan in the new production of Fidelio for the Opéra National de Paris and a recital, both at the Palais Garnier. In January of 2009 Kaufmann sang the Italian Tenor in the production of Der Rosenkavalier under Christian Thielemann in Baden Baden. He will return to the Zurich Opera in a new production of Tosca staged by Robert Carsen and conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi. Kaufmann will also sing La Traviata in Zurich, after which he will return to the Vienna State Opera in Manon and Tosca. In July of 2009 Kaufmann will sing his first performances of the title role in Lohengrin in a new production at the Bavarian State Opera pro-duced by Richard Jones and conducted by Kent Nagano. He will also appear there in La Traviata opposite Angela Gheorghiu. The current season has included solo operatic concerts in January 2009 at the Mannheim Rosengarten, the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, at the Megaron in Athens, Greece, and at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in March. Kaufmann made his début in Moscow in December of 2008 in a concert along with Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and also sang Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Munich Philharmonic conducted by Christian Thielemann. He dedicates part of each year to song recitals and this season is partnered by renowned pianist, Helmut Deutsch, in recitals in Paris, at the Palais Garnier, the Opera House in Zurich, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Glyptoteket in Copenhagen, The Nationaltheater in Munich, and at the Haus fur Mozart at the Salzburg Festival.

Jonas Kaufmann completed his musical studies in his native Munich, participated in masterclasses with James King, Hans Hotter and Joseph Metternich and subsequently perfected his vocal technique with Michael Rhodes. He began his professional career at the State Theatre in Saarbruecken in 1994 and was soon invited to make débuts in such important German theaters as the Stuttgart Opera, the Hamburg State Opera as well as international débuts at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Paris Opéra and the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

He made his Salzburg Festival début in 1999 in a new production of Busoni’s Dr. Faust and returned there in 2003 as Belmonte and for concerts of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Berlin Philharmonic. Kaufmann has been closely associated with the Zurich Opera since 2001; he has appeared there in several new productions which have included Idomeneo, La Clemenza di Tito, Schubert’s Fierrabras, Humperdinck’s Koenigskinder, izet’s Carmen and Monteverdi’s L’Incorozione di Poppea. Other roles in Zurich have included the Duke in Rigoletto, the title role in Gounod’s Faust, Florestan in Fidelio, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte and Belmonte in Die ntführung aus dem Serail. In 2006 he sang his first performances of the title role of Wagner’s Parsifal in Zurich followed by his début in 2007 there as Don Carlos. In 2006 Kaufmann also sang his first Walther von Stolzing in a concert performance of Die Meistersinger at the Edinburgh Festival conducted by David Robertson. He had previously been heard in Edinburgh as Max in Der Freischütz under Sir Charles Mackerras.

Jonas Kaufmann has appeared with some of the world’s leading conductors and orchestras. Among these engagements are performances with the Berlin Philharmonic under both Sir Simon Rattle and Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the Cleveland Orchestra under Franz Welser-Möst and the Vienna Philharmonic under Helmuth Rilling. In the summer of 2007 he sang Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 in Lucerne under Claudio Abaddo and subsequently made his Carnegie Hall début in October of 2007 in the same work.. In 2008 he also performed with the Cleveland Orchestra in Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with Franz Welser-Möst, in Verdi’s Requiem in Zurich under Daniele Gatti. His recitals of the song Literature have received high praise throughout Europe as well as in Japan.

In the autumn of 2009 Jonas Kaufmann will return to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in Don Carlos under Semyon Bychkov. He will open the 2009 season at the Teatro alla Scala in a new production of Carmen under Daniel Barenboim and will also sing the Verdi Requiem with La Scala in Milan, Paris and Moscow. Kaufmann will sing the new production of Tosca at the Bavarian State Opera where he also sings Lohengrin and Carmen. He will add the title role in Massenet’s Werther to his repertoire for the Opéra National in Paris and returns to the Metropolitan Opera in Tosca and Carmen. In July of 2010, Kaufmann will make his Bayreuth Festival début in a new production of Lohengrin.

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