Jonas Kaufmann: The Age of Puccini

 
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Jonas Kaufmann: The Age of Puccini
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, with Renée Fleming (soprano)

[ Decca / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 21 August 2015

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Jonas Kaufmann, the tenor of our time, takes us to The Age of Puccini. This collection showcases the unique quality of Kaufmann's award-winning recordings of best-loved Italian operatic 'verismo' repertoire for Decca.

This album contains some of Kaufmann's greatest roles recorded in resplendent Decca sound. He is joined by Renée Fleming for the duet from Puccini's 'La Rondine'.

Accolades for Kaufmann's Decca recordings include the inaugural International Opera Award for best male singer, three Gramophone Awards, a Goldene Deutschland Award, a Grammy, an ECHO Award, Artist of the Year from Musical America and the Bayerische Europamedaille.

Tracks:

Boito:
Dai campi, dai prati (Mefistofele)
Giunto sul passo estremo (from Mefistofele)

Cilea:
È la solita storia 'Lamento di Federico' (from L'Arlesiana)
L'anima ho stanca (from Adriana Lecouvreur)
La dolcissima effigie (from Adriana Lecouvreur)

Giordano, U:
Amor ti vieta (from Fedora)
Un dì, all' azzurro spazio (from Andrea Chénier)
Come un bel dì di maggio (from Andrea Chénier)
Vicino a te (from Andrea Chénier)

Leoncavallo:
Recitar!...Vesti la giubba (from I Pagliacci)
Testa adorata (from La bohème)

Mascagni:
Apri la tua finestra (from Iris)
Viva il vino spumeggiante (from Cavalleria Rusticana)
Mamma, quel vino (from Cavalleria Rusticana)

Ponchielli:
Si… questa estrema grazia (from I Lituani)
Cielo e mar! (from La Gioconda)

Puccini:
Che gelida manina (from La Bohème)
E lucevan le stelle (from Tosca)
Bevo al tuo fresco sorriso (from La Rondine)

Refice:
Ombra di Nube

Zandonai:
Giulietta, son io (from Giulietta e Romeo)