Video: Jonas Kaufmann discusses his new Wagner album.

Written By The Wagnerian on Thursday, 10 January 2013 | 5:43:00 pm


Kaufmann’s fifth solo album on Decca is specially recorded for the Wagner anniversary year.

A selection of the great Heldentenor scenes and arias coupled with the complete (and rarely recorded by the tenor voice) Wesendonck Lieder. Also includes scenes from Die Walküre, Siegfried , Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Tannhäuser and Lohengrin (extended Grail Scene – Gralserzählung - with its original second verse).

Released 11 February 2013. 



Track List
Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Die Walküre

Erster Aufzug

Siegfried

Zweiter Aufzug

Rienzi

Act 5

Tannhäuser

Act 3

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Act 1

Lohengrin

Act 3

Wesendonck Lieder

Orchestration by Felix Mottl (1856 - 1911)

7.
3:12

8.
3:50

9.
6:07

10.
2:24

11.
4:27

Jonas Kaufmann, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Donald Runnicles

Total Playing Time: 1:14:19


Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Donald Runnicles