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BBC Music Magazine
5 Stars
'...this is a further testimony to [Kaufmann's] lonely greatness among contemporary Wagner tenors.'
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Editor's Choice: 'The disc is something of a triumph.'
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Opera News
'To judge from the performances on this wide-ranging sampler, the Met's new Parsifal seems ready for coronation as the reigning Wagnerian tenor of his generation.'
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The Telegraph
'His artistry is exceptional.'
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Musical Toronto
'When I listen to Wagner, this is how I dream it should sound.'
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Sunday Times
'Kaufmann sets a standard for our time.'
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Jonas Kaufmann - Wagner - Financial Times

02 February 2013
Financial Times
5 Stars

A matchless Wagner recital...Tannhäuser's Act 3 Rome Narration is a triumph of heroic timbre, dramatic intensity and musical sensibility...The gem for me is the Wesendonck Lieder, intended for soprano and yet, thanks to singing of such melting ardour, perfectly "owned" by the world's leading Wagner tenor.
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