Jonas Kaufmann Debuts 'An Evening with Puccini' February 2016...WIN 'TOSCA' ON BLURAY
Perhaps one of the most anticipated performances of 2015, German tenor Jonas Kaufmann's Puccini recital is the subject of a new documentary Jonas Kaufmann: An Evening With Puccini. Performed at La Scala Milan, the film also features rare archive footage.
A special one-night screener set for February 23 in select U.S. cinemas, An Evening is part of Kaufmann's extended tribute to the composer after he released his latest disc dedicated to Puccini Nessun Dorma. Now on the silver screen, the tenor brings to audiences a most astounding insight into the Italian superstar.
"No aria is as loved today as 'Nessun dorma.' The legendary first concert of the Three Tenors took place only a few days before my twenty-first birthday, and for a long time I didn't dare sing 'Nessun dorma' myself, since I was so in awe of the aria's magic and its incredible appeal. Even today, whenever I hear and sing this aria, I still get goosebumps,"
Directed by Brian Large and produced by Arts Alliance, the film is astounding incantation of some of history's greatest arias. The concert made national news in Italy and received five encores and nearly 40 minutes of applause in light of Kaufmann's phenomenal talent.
Voted the Hottest Tenor in the World and an advocate of all things music, the singer is worth the ticket price--both in and out of the theatre.
Kaufmann described the event as one of the greatest nights of his life and luckily we are able to experience the even first hand in cinemas across the nation.
Since you must wait for the February release, it is with much excitement that we announce a Classicalite giveaway of Jonas performing Tosca in Zurich on BluRay.
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