Jonas Kaufmann



German tenor Jonas Kaufmann has performed over 70 roles at opera houses worldwide. Recent appearances include Enzo in La Gioconda (Salzburg Easter Festival, Teatro di San Carlo, Naples) and Otello and Calaf (Vienna State Opera). His repertory includes Werther (Paris Opera, Vienna, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House), Andrea Chénier (ROH, Vienna, Liceu, Barcelona, La Scala, Milan), Tannhäuser (Salzburg Easter Festival), Siegmund (Metropolitan Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Naples), Radamès (Paris, Munich, Naples, Vienna), Cavaradossi (ROH, Milan, Zurich Opera, Munich, Teatro Real, Madrid, Naples), Dick Johnson (Metropolitan Opera, Vienna, Munich), Peter Grimes (Munich, Vienna), Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival, Milan, Paris, Munich, Melbourne) and Tristan (Munich). Studio recordings include Otello, Aida, Turandot, Insieme (duets with Ludovic Tézier), Das Lied von der Erde, Winterreise and ten solo recitals. Awards include ten Echo/Opus Klassik awards, several Gramophone Awards and the Honorary Award of the Royal College of Music. He was made a Bavarian Kammersänger in 2013, an Austrian Kammersänger in 2021, an Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2018 and an Officier de Ordre de la Légion d’honneur in 2024.

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