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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Three American Tenors with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Matthew Polezani joins his fellow internationally acclaimed American tenors Michael Fabiano and Evan LeRoy Johnson for a special program of exciting and varied opera arias, Broadway favorites, and American standards on May 13. Experience three of the most sought-after tenors of the 21st century with the {...}

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‘Tosca’ at the Metropolitan Opera

Matthew Polenzani returns to the Metropolitan Opera this month as Cavaradosssi in Puccini’s Tosca. With performances on March 30, April 2, 5, 8, 12, & 15, Polenzani stars as the ardent painter-revolutionary in Puccini’s classic thriller featuring David McVicar’s renowned {...}

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Upcoming Performances

Les Contes d’Hoffmann

Staatsoper Hamburg
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Hérodiade (concert version)

Deutsche Oper
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The Magic Flute

Ravinia Festival
Highland Park, IL
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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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