Diana Damrau and Jonas Kaufmann, reigning stars of opera, are also consummate interpreters of song. In early 2018, with master pianist Helmut Deutsch, they performed Hugo Wolf’s multi-faceted Italienisches Liederbuch in 12 cities around Europe. “One couldn’t ask for more,” wrote the Telegraphafter their London concert, which took place two days before this live recording was made in the German city of Essen.
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The Staatskapelle Berlin is visiting Teatro Colón with this production of Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolde” conducted by Daniel Barenboim. With Anja Kampe as Isolde (she’s a goddes), Peter Seiffert as Tristan, Boaz Daniel as Kurwenal, Angela Denoke as Brangane, Kwangchul Youn as King Marke, Gustavo López Manzitti as Melot, Adam Kutny as Timonel and Florian Hoffmann as a sailor.