Jonas Kaufmann Opera Collection

Author: Arthaus Musik

Great performances by Jonas Kaufmann from his time at the Zurich Opera House before his great international breakthrough.

  • Jonas Kaufmann as Florestan in Beethoven's Fidelio | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    Jonas Kaufmann as Florestan in Beethoven's Fidelio © Arthaus Musik

Experience Jonas Kaufmann, opera world’s top star, in this impressive opera collection from his time at the Zurich Opera House still before his great international breakthrough. He feels closely connected to the opera house, boosted his career there and has been a longstanding fixed part of the ensemble for years.

The star-tenor has performed beside of Cecilia Bartoli and László Polgár in Paisiello’s NINA under the baton of Adam Fischer and further on in Monteverdi’s IL RITORNO D’ULISSE IN PATRIA featuring Vesselina Kasarova. In 2004 he has given the convincing suffering prisoner Florestan in Beethoven’s only opera FIDELIO and was brilliantly arrayed alongside Camilla Nylund as wonderful Leonore. Both operas under the direction of the great Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Meanwhile, Jonas Kaufmann has become an indispensable fixture on the world's opera stages.

Cat. No.: 109396 (Bundle with 3 DVDs)

Soon available.

Genre Opera
Recording location Zurich Opera House
Duration 449 mins
Video format 3x DVD / NTSC
Audio format PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1
Composer Giovanni Paisiello, Ludwig van Beethoven, Claudio Monteverdi
Orchestra / Band Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House
Stage Director Jürgen Flimm, Klaus-Michael Grüber, Cesare Lievi
Soloist Jonas Kaufmann, Cecilia Bartoli, László Polgár, Camilla Nylund, Vesselina Kasarova, Isabel Rey, Malin Hartelius



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