Jonas has just released a new album - Nessun Dorma: The Puccini Album. The recording, which includes excerpts from all of Puccini's operas (except the all-female Suor Angelica), was recorded with Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano, the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and choir of the Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia.
Jonas next performs at Covent Garden as the lovestruck Don José, opposite Anita Rachvelishvili's fiery femme fatale in Francesca Zambello’s Royal Opera production of Carmen. To whet your appetite, watch an extract of his performance at Covent Garden from 2006:
Jonas made his Royal Opera debut in 2004 as Ruggero in La rondine, and has since sung roles including Alfredo in La traviata, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Don Carlo, and Maurizio in Adriana Lecouvreur. In April 2014, he performed a hugely successful main-stage recital of Winterreise, Schubert's lieder cycle that he has also recorded with Sony: