Jonas Kaufmann is a German singer. Jonas Kaufmann has received two accolades in the last week, both in honour of a renowned tenor from operatic history. On April 24th, he received the Premio Corelli100 from the Fondazione Teatro delle Muse in Ancona, Italy, and on April 28th, he got the Premio Internazionale Casa Museo Enrico Caruso in Naples, Italy.
Early Life and Biography
Jonas Kaufmann was born on 10 July 1969 in Munich. His father was an agent in the insurance company and mother was kindergarden teacher. He studied piano when he was eight and take vocal training at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.
In 1994, he had his professional debut at the Staatstheater Saarbrücken, and was quickly invited to make debuts at the Stuttgart Opera and Hamburg State Opera in Germany, as well as international debuts at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opéra National de Paris, and La Scala.In 2006/7, he received critical acclaim for his performance as Don José in Bizet’s Carmen at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Alfredo in Verdi’s La traviata in 2006, partnering Angela Gheorghiu, to critical acclaim, and reprised the role at the Met in 2007 and 2008, as well as at the Royal Opera House in 2008. He made his Covent Garden debut in May 2008 as Cavaradossi in Puccini’s Tosca. In January 2010, he made his debut at the Opéra Bastille in Paris in the title role of Massenet’s Werther. In November 2010, the concert was videotaped and released on DVD. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Siegmund in Robert Lepage’s new staging of Wagner’s Die Walküre in April 2011. He had surgery to remove a lymph node from his chest in September 2011. He returned in December to play the title role in Gounod’s Faust. Kaufmann made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in the title role of Wagner’s Parsifal in 2013. Kaufmann made his Met debut in the title role of Massenet’s Werther in February 2014. He then toured with Helmut Deutsch, performing Schubert’s song cycle Winterreise. In June 2014, he made his Royal Opera House debut in the role of Des Grieux in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut. Kaufmann made his debut as Tristan in concert performances of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde’s second act in 2018.Kaufmann performed concerts in Madrid and Vienna in 2021, sung in new Aida and Parsifal productions in Paris and Vienna, and had his full role debut as Tristan at the Bayerische Staatsoper. Kaufmann began the year 2022 with a role premiere at the Wiener Staatsoper as the eponymous character in Britten’s Peter Grimes. Antonio Pappano scheduled a studio recording of Turandot at the Santa Cecilia auditorium in March 2022. For the first time, Jonas Kaufmann sung the role of Calaf opposite Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role.
Jonas’s height is 5 ft onches tall and weight is 75 kg. He has grey color eyes and grey hair.
Jonas’s marital status is married. His first marriage, to mezzo-soprano Margarete Joswig, ended in divorce after three children. In 2018 he was married to Christiane Lutz and couple have one son.
Net Worth of Jonas Kaufmann in year 2022
Jonas Kaufmann’s estimated net worth $7 million as of year 2022. He is reputed German Operatic tenor who earned good income from his musical career.