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Special Events, Jonas Kaufmann, tenor, Helmut Deutsch, piano, March 13, 2011, Co-presentation with San Francisco Opera, Patron Sponsor: Francoise Stone


Taking Met Opera audiences by storm in May 2010 in sold-out performances of Carmen and Tosca and appearing this spring in the Met's Robert Lepage production of Die Walküre, Jonas Kaufmann is the tenor that everyone is talking about. An exceptionally versatile vocal artist, he makes his highly anticipated Bay Area debut at Cal Performances, revealing his abundant talents as a lieder interpreter. "He has everything: intelligence, musicianship, and resourceful technique," says the New York Times.

Program: Robert Schumann: Selections from Kerner Liedern, Op. 35 · Dichterliebe, Op. 48 · Richard Strauss: Schlichte Weisen, Op. 21 · Sehnsucht, Op. 32, No. 2 · Nachtgang, Op. 29, No. 3 · Freundliche Vision, Op. 48, No. 1 · Ich liebe dich, Op. 37, No. 2 · Vier Lieder, Op. 27

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Sun, Mar 13
(Donors of $1200+)

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Program Notes

Program notes are available online. [PDF]



Contra Costa Times preview article "Tenor, anyone? Opera golden boy Jonas Kaufmann finally sings in Berkeley" (including an audio/video clip)
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