Jonas Kaufmann (photo: Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Music)

End-of-year concert with Kirill Petrenko and Jonas Kaufmann

To ring out the old year, the Berliner Philharmoniker and chief conductor Kirill Petrenko present a thrilling Russian-Italian programme with tenor Jonas Kaufmann as special guest. A resonant lower range, radiant high notes, intelligent interpretation – all of that makes him one of the world’s leading singers. The other works on the programme include famous Italian opera overtures, Peter Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous Capriccio Italien, excerpts from Sergei Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet, and two movements from the orchestral suite from Nino Rota's cult film La strada, whose music alternates between burlesque and melancholy.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Kirill Petrenko conductor

Jonas Kaufmann tenor

Giuseppe Verdi

La forza del destino: Overture

Giuseppe Verdi

La forza del destino: ‟La vita è inferno all'infelice ... Oh, tu che in seno agli angeli”, Aria of Alvaro

Jonas Kaufmann tenor

Riccardo Zandonai

Giulietta e Romeo: ‟Giulietta! Son io!”, Aria of Romeo

Jonas Kaufmann tenor

Sergei Prokofiev

Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 1, op. 64a: Death of Tybalt

Umberto Giordano

Andrea Chénier: ‟Un di all' azzurro”, Aria of Andrea

Jonas Kaufmann tenor

Pietro Mascagni

Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo

Pietro Mascagni

Cavalleria rusticana: ‟Mamma, quel vino è generoso”, Aria of Turrido

Jonas Kaufmann tenor

Nino Rota

La strada, Orchestral Suite: 1. Nozze in campagna – ‟È arrivato Zampanò”

Nino Rota

La strada, Orchestral Suite: 2. I tre suonatori e il Matto sul filo

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Capriccio italien, op. 45

Dates and Tickets

sales information

Thu 29 Dec 2022, 20:00

Main Auditorium | Introduction: 19:15

Fri 30 Dec 2022, 20:00

Main Auditorium | Introduction: 19:15

Jonas Kaufmann (photo: Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Music)

Kirill Petrenko (photo: Chris Christodoulou)