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Jonas Kaufmann - Wagner - Sunday Times


03 February 2013
Sunday Times

As Siegmund, his dark, baritonal timbre comes into its own. In Rienzi's Prayer and Tannhäuser's Roman narration, his Italianate timbre - surely what Wagner wanted - easily negotiates the bel canto turns and grace notes overlooked by burlier singers...No Wagner tenor sings Lieder with such musicianship, colour and sensitivity. With this glorious disc, Kaufmann sets a standard for our time.
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