La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera

Matthew Polenzani continues his performances at the Metropolitan Opera as Rodolfo in Franco Zeffirelli’s immortal production of Puccini’s La Bohème. Of his role debut in London, Opera Magazine stated “[he] has developed into a first-rate Rodolfo.” On this occasion, Mr. Polenzani shares the {...}

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Role debut as Macduff in New York City

To start the season, Matthew Polenzani makes his role debut as Macduff in Verdi’s gripping Shakespeare adaptation of Macbeth at The Metropolitan Opera. Verdi’s tenth opera, it was the first Shakespeare play he adapted for the operatic stage. Adrian Noble’s evocative production premiered in {...}

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Matthew Polenzani sings at the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s 85th Annual Diamond Jubilee

This year’s Metropolitan Opera Guild’s Annual Diamond Jubilee honors legendary singers Martina Arroyo and Teresa Stratas on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of their debuts in the opera house. The Guild’s 85th Annual Luncheon takes place on November 20 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New {...}

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Ravinia recital and masterclass

On August 6, Matthew Polenzani sings a recital at Ravinia Festival, with Kevin Murphy at the piano. The program features a selection of Schubert’s Lieder, Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte and Brahms’ Zigeunerlieder. After that, the audience will be treated to Janáček’s The Diary of {...}

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