And the winner of the 2015 Puccini Prize is…

And the winner of the 2015 Puccini Prize is…


norman lebrecht

November 18, 2015

The Puccini Festival Foundation at Torre del Lago has tipped its hat to…

jonas kaufmann1



  • Milka says:

    Since Beczala now will only come to Italy for vacations they had to get Kaufmann
    whose sound is ill suited to Italian repertoire , But where there is a buck to be made……..

    • Gabriela Harvey says:

      Piotr Beczala Recital
      Sun, Jun 12, 2016, 12:00 AM
      Teatro alla Scala
      Via Filodrammatici, 2, Milano, Italy

      • Milka says:

        Really ??? didn’t he say at last appearance he would no longer sing at La Scala or in Italy after gallery buffoons displayed their stupidity.
        Change of heart ??
        He still is more suited to Puccini than Kaufmann

  • David Boxwell says:

    It’s gratifying to see the award go to a talented, yet under-promoted “singer’s singer” known only to a few cognoscenti.

  • Olga says:

    Bravo, Jonas!!!