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Opera News - First Look: Jonas Kaufmann's "Nessun dorma"

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After years of singing Giacomo Puccini's heroes on stage to vast critical and audience ac­claim, Jonas Kaufmann has finally recorded an album entirely devoted to the world's most-loved opera composer. 'Nessun dorma' on Sony Classical includes a selection of the composer's stupendous tenor arias drawn from Puc­cini's greatest operas, including Turandot, Manon Lescaut, Tosca, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly and La fanciulla del West, amongst others. Spanning the breadth of Puccini's output from the early operas Le Villi and Edgar, the album culminates in the mighty aria "Nessun dorma" from his final opera Turandot. Jonas Kaufmann is joined on this album by Maestro Antonio Pappano, the Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and soprano Kristīne Opolais.

Watch the OperaNews.com EXCLUSIVE: Jonas Kaufmann steps into the studio with maestro Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia to record "Nessun Dorma," the title track from the German tenor's new album on Sony Classical.