It's finally out: The new full studio recording of Verdi's thrilling opera 'Otello' with Jonas Kaufmann, Federica Lombardi and Carlos Alvarez in the leading roles and Antonio Pappano conducting the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. "Otello is simply a piece that places supreme demands on the emotions from beginning to end", says Jonas Kaufmann. "But once you have your voice and feelings under control, it's fantastic to sing." Here is a video about his long journey to Otello:
The tour "Christmas with Jonas Kaufmann" in December 2020 has not been cancelled or postponed, contrary to what some media outlets have stated. Needless to say, the promoters will continue to monitor the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and its ensueing restrictions or bans in regards to public concerts closely. You will be informed as soon as there are any new developments.