Composers: Stolz, Siecynski, May, Strauss II, Lehár, Kalman, Zeller, Weinberger, Leopoldi, Benatzky, Kreuder, Kreisler
Compositions: Viennese operetta arias
Performers: Jonas Kaufmann t, Rachel Willis-Sørensen s, Wiener Philharmoniker, Ádám Fischer
Catalogue Number: Sony 19075950412

Jonas Kaufmann’s latest is a crowd-pleasing selection of operetta hits and Viennese songs. A spiritual sequel of sorts to his 2014 collection of light music, Du bist die Welt für mich, it feels the stronger offering thanks in large part to the classy, idiomatic playing of the Wiener Philharmoniker under Ádám Fischer. While the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Jochen Rieder did a fine job...