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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Donizetti’s ‘La Favorite’ – now available for pre-order on Blu-ray/DVD

Matthew Polenzani’s “exquisite” (Opera News) performance as Fernand in Donizetti’s La Favorite at the Bayerische Staatsoper can now be enjoyed on DVD/Blu-ray formats. This must-have digital release was filmed in 2016 and includes an all-star cast, with Elīna Garanča {...}

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Munich Opera Festival – summer performances

Matthew Polenzani returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper this July, to star two of his signature portrayals as part of the Munich Opera Festival. Mr. Polenzani begins the month singing Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte on July 6 & 8. The cast also features Hanna Elisabeth Müller as Pamina, {...}

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Upcoming Performances

Die Zauberflöte

München, Germany
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Incontri in Terra Di Siena - Monteverdi Tuscany Festival
Castiglioncello del Trinoro
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La Favorite

München, Germany
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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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