La Favorite in Munich

Matthew Polenzani stars as Fernand in Donizetti’s gran opera, La Favorite, at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. Clémentine Margaine is Léonor de Guzman and Ludovic Tézier sings Alphonse XI. Giacomo Sagripanti conducts the Amélie Niermeyer production on February 25 and 28, and March 3. Mr. {...}

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Role debut as Don José

In June of 2019, Matthew Polenzani will make his debut as Don José in Bizet’s most beloved opera, Carmen. Sharing the stage with J’Nai Bridges in the title role, Anita Hartig as Micaëla and Kyle Ketelsen as Escamillo, Mr. Polenzani will star in Francesca Zambello’s production with James {...}

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L’Elisir d’amore LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera

The January 16 and February 10 performances of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore at the Metropolitan Opera, with Mr. Polenzani starring as Nemorino alongside Pretty Yende as Adina are scheduled for broadcast on Met Opera Radio. The performance on February 10 is also to be broadcast LIVE in HD {...}

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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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