‘Der Rosenkavalier’ Grammy nominated for “Best Opera Recording”

Decca Classics’ DVD recording of Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier at the Metropolitan Opera has been nominated for a Grammy in the category of “Best Opera Recording”. Featuring Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer, the highly acclaimed DVD marks Renée Fleming’s farewell to her signature role as the {...}

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La Bohème in Palermo

On November 16 and 17, Matthew Polenzani appears at Miami’s New World Center to sing On Wenlock Edge, Maurice Ravel’s setting of A.E. Housman’s lovelorn poems. The orchestra will be led by conductor Roberto Abbado. He then travels to Palermo, where on December 13, 16 and 18 he returns to the {...}

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2018/19 Season Preview

After his triumphant 2017/18 season, Matthew Polenzani gears up for a new season of debut and signature roles at the world’s premiere opera houses, with additional concert and recital appearances throughout Europe and the United States. Mr. Polenzani will begin the 2018/19 season with his return to the {...}

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Idomeneo at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Matthew Polenzani returns to the Lyric Opera and the role of Idomeneo on October 13, in the classic Ponnelle production that he starred in at the Metropolitan Opera in 2017. He’s joined by Erin Wall as Elettra, Janai Brugger as Ilia and Angela Brower as Idamante, with Sir Andrew Davis on the podium. {...}

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