In support of the album release comes the accompanying DVD & Blu-Ray “Dolce Vita” with a 60-minute live concert from Turino’s beautiful Teatro Carignano, as well as a 60-minute documentary-style film.
In the documentary “My Italy” Jonas presents a personal reflection on his life-long connection to Italy – a tribute to the land and culture that nurtured his love of music and has produced winning melodies for the tenor voice like no other. It also shows rare childhood footage.
My Italy – A TV Documentary (features):
Presented by Jonas Kaufmann. 60-minute documentary-style TV film presented by Jonas exploring his life-long connection to Italy and its culture, interspersed with songs taken from the live Turino concert. Presented in German with English subtitles.
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“Closely miked, his singing smoulders with lustrous tone and the arrangements of the (rather scrappy) Palermo orchestra conducted by Asher Fisch bring to mind feel-good Italian movies of the 1960s. The tenor’s admirers will have little cause for complaint”