His “bel canto” has a wonderfully easy flow with brilliant, sweet, high notes, and “tenor sobs”. The colour with which he uses it makes people hold their breath”
A theatre is like a temple for me, a sacred place where I can touch and get closer to the greatness, as we the artists, every evening, after another life lived on stage, leave a piece of our soul there… Therefore, of course, historical scenes always carry some other energy for me. And thank God, there are a lot of them around the world, so there are also a lot of favouritetheatres.
With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, starring Carlos Alvarez as Iago, Federica Lombardi as Desdemona and Liparit Avetisyan as Cassio. Music Director: Sir Antonio Pappano, Orchestra e Choro dell ‘Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
“Liparit Avetisyan as Cassio has the most exquisite youthful heroic tone one could wish for” (BBC Music Magazine)
The album is the Opus Klassik 2021 Award Winner. It has been named “Opera Recording of the Year (19th century)”.