Mr. Polenzani has a ringing,
clarion lyric tenor that he
can push to heroic
heights ...

New York Sun

Tenor Matthew Polenzani is one of the most gifted and distinguished lyric tenors of his generation. His elegant musicianship, innate sense of style and dramatic commitment find him at virtually every leading operatic, concert and recital venue in the world.

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Les Pêcheurs de perles DVD nominated for 2017 GRAMMY Award!

The Metropolitan Opera’s DVD and Blu-Ray release of Bizet’s ‘Les Pêcheurs de perles,’ featuring Matthew Polenzani as Nadir and Diana Damrau as Leïla, is nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY Award: Best Opera Recording. This DVD was recorded during a LIVE in HD world-wide broadcast in cinemas. For more {...}

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New CD release: The Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary gala

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the release of its 50th Anniversary Gala on a 3-CD set featuring the artists that performed on May 7, 2017, when the Met celebrated its golden anniversary in Lincoln Center. The artists featured on the historic night include Piotr Beczała, Ben Bliss, Stephanie Blythe, {...}

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The Metropolitan Opera
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Opernhaus Zürich
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The Lincoln Center: Spotlight On...Matthew Polenzani

Tenor Matthew Polenzani sat down with us to chat about growing up in Chicago, his early music influences and one important meeting that forever changed the course of his career, steering him away from the classroom and toward the Metropolitan Opera stage.

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