The world's greatest tenor presents an evening of melodies from a golden era and an engrossing documentary. Jonas dedicates an evening to the glorious tunes made famous by the tenor stars of Berlin's legendary golden age. Filmed live at Berlin's majestic Funkhaus Nalepastraße.
Live Performance from Berlin Jonas Kaufmann dedicates an evening to the glorious tunes made famous by the tenor stars of Berlin's legendary heyday. His handpicked programme ranges from the unbeatable Richard Tauber hits of the Golden Twenties to the songs of the new "talkie" era when film tenors - such as Joseph Schmidt - were the superstars of their time. Filmed live at Berlin's majestic Funkhaus Nalepastrafte, Jonas Kaufmann charms the audience with timeless evergreens including "Dein ist mein ganzes Herz!", "Irgendwo auf der Welt", "Frag nicht, warum ich gehe", "Ein Lied geht um die Welt" and "Freunde, das Leben ist lebenswert!".
The "Berlin 1930" TV Documentary Jonas Kaufmann traces the paths of the great singers and composers who defined this celebrated era. Through his personal exploration of old Berlin, interwoven with archival film footage and private interviews, he presents a fascinating look at the social and political currents that influenced this music and ultimately the musicians' lives.