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Jonas Kaufmann, the celebrated German tenor, presents his personal tribute to Italian music and culture in this special concert documentary film, MY ITALY. Featuring songs from sold-out concerts in Turin and Milan, the star tenor’s stunning performances are interwoven with short films exploring his love of Italy, all set against a backdrop of breathtaking landscapes and evocative scenes of Italian life.
Music includes popular and familiar songs like ‘Parla più piano’ from the GODFATHER soundtrack, ‘Caruso’ by Lucio Dalla and the international hit ‘Volare’, performed at the Teatro Carignano in Turin. In addition fans will be able to relive some of opera’s most famous arias from Kaufmann’s ‘An Evening with Puccini’ concert at La Scala, Milan, including ‘Lucevan le stelle’ from TOSCA and ‘Nessun Dorma’ from TURANDOT. JONAS KAUFMANN: MY ITALY is a musical and visual treat coming to cinemas from Sunday 10 September.
Celebrate the end of 2017 with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s glittering New Year’s Eve Gala Concert, broadcast live from Berlin and conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, with star guest Joyce DiDonato. The internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano will perform Richard Strauss’s lavishly beautiful orchestral songs with the concert programme also including works by Dvořák, Stravinsky, Bernstein and Shostakovich. The cinema broadcast features exclusive interviews and programme insights.
On 14 November 1987, a promising conductor called Simon Rattle made his Berliner Philharmoniker debut with Gustav Mahler’s Sixth Symphony. Looking back, Rattle says, “I felt that I was finding my voice on that day.” Mahler’s multifaceted work is again on the programme when Sir Simon appears for the last time as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Sir Simon Rattle’s Farewell Concert will be broadcast live to cinemas on 20 June 2018, with exclusive interviews and programme insights featured as part of this historic event.