The Herald. Glasgow: Aug 16, 2001
Michael Tumelty
Schumann: Four songs from Opus 35 and Dichterliebe Opus 48; Liszt: Three Petrarch Sonnets (1838 versions); Richard Strauss: Six songs
Queen's Hall
It's all personal taste, of course, and, no question, [Jonas Kaufmann] has a fantastically versatile voice - his complete switch of character and voice, when he produced an authentic Italianate tone colouring for Liszt's Petrarch Sonnets, was extraordinary. And the light athleticism of his voice in the closing Richard Strauss set was as remarkable as his power and intensity in the four Schumann songs with which he opened his concert.

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