Munich, June 19 2018: As a prominent figure of the music industry, Jonas Kaufmann was awarded the insignia of officier de l’ordre des Arts et Lettres by Thomas Vautravers, director of the Institut Français Munich, in the name of the French Republic. In Germany the order recognizes celebrities who have significantly furthered and deepened the cultural affinity between Germany and France through their continuous efforts and talent.
Jonas Kaufmann performs Dio! Mi potevi scagliar from Giuseppe Verdi's Otello.
The clip is taken from the 2018 DVD/Blu-ray release.
Iago: Marco Vratogna
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Director: Keith Warner
A Royal Opera House Production. © 2017 Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment / Sony Classical.