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Insieme: The Duet Album

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Short film with excerpts from the recording sessions in Rome (2021) and the photo shoot & interview at the Caracalla Therme (2022).
With Jonas Kaufmann, Ludovic Tézier, Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Roma, Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Script & direction: Thomas Voigt
Co-direction & Edit: Wolfgang Wunderlich
Camera: Riccardo Musacchio, Flavio Ianniello
Sound: Daniel Betz, Groundlift Studio

Freudvoll und leidvoll

Jonas Kaufmann’s Liszt album Freudvoll und Leidvoll, has been released on Sony Classics. Recorded during the lockdown with his musical partner, pianist Helmut Deutsch, this album features an exclusive collection of well-known songs like Loreley and O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst and those to (re)discover.

Liszt deserves to occupy a leading place in the history of the art song, and yet even today he is denied this status. Jonas Kaufmann has been singing Liszt’s Petrarch settings – exceptionally demanding from a vocal point of view – for many years. During that time he has added further Liszt songs to his repertory. It is a source of tremendous pleasure for me that I have been able to share my enthusiasm with him and persuade him to record an entire album with me.
Helmut Deutsch

Portraits & Interviews