Rigoletto debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Matthew Polenzani sings the Duke in Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Lyric Opera of Chicago beginning on October 7. In this E. Loren Meeker production, Quinn Kelsey is Rigoletto and Rosa Feola is Gilda. For more information and tickets, visit the Lyric’s website. Watch the trailer below: Photo: Todd {...}

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Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park

On Friday, September 8, Matthew Polenzani joins a spectacular roster of colleagues for the annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park, hosted by Lyric Opera of Chicago. The program features highlights from Rigoletto, Turandot, Die Walküre, Les pêcheurs de perles, Orphée et Eurydice, Faust, and {...}

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Summer Performances with Great American Orchestras

Matthew Polenzani is a featured soloist with two of America’s most acclaimed orchestras this month; he performs with both the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra in varied programmes spanning repertoire from Haydn to romantic favorites from the operatic canon. Mr. Polenzani  , {...}

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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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