The Telegraph, 22 Oct 2010
Rupert Christiansen
Verismo Arias, CD review
One might think the musicianship of the tenor Jonas Kaufmann would be wasted on the frankly third-rate music of the verismo composers. But given his emotional commitment and powerful middle register, this recital proves an irresistible outpouring of melodrama, with arias from Giordano’s Andrea Chénier and Cilèa’s Adriana Lecouvreur offering particular highlights.

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