June 2015, Year VII, n. 6
Jonas’ Variations. The story of a Virtuoso
Telos: Opera is a unique art form bringing together words, music, theatre and design. Italy is the birthplace of the art to which you have dedicated your entire life. Italy has also a particular meaning in your family (so, considering all this it is no surprise that you speak a great Italian!). Have you ever felt inspired by our Country and what is the role that the Italian Opera tradition has played in your career?
Jonas Kaufmann: Italy has a special place in my and my family’s heart, that’s true. My parents were convinced that the best way to spend holidays was to combine culture with leisure; they thought - and I think they were right - that the ideal combination was Italy: nice climate, nice landscape and beaches plus great culture ... more
Meeting the right person matters. This is one of the messages we get from this charming interview with Jonas Kaufmann, one of the most important ... more