Verdi’s Requiem: The Met Remembers 9/11

Matthew Polenzani returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Verdi’s monumental Requiem on September 11 to honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Marking the first performance inside the Metropolitan Opera House since the March 2020 closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin {...}

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New production of Mozart’s ‘Idomeneo’ at Bayerische Staatsoper

Matthew Polenzani returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper on July 22, 24, & 26 to star as the title role of Mozart’s Idomeneo, in a new production by Antú Romero Nunes. Polenzani last performed the title role of king of Crete at the Metropolitan Opera, receiving rave reviews from critics, with {...}

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Upcoming performances at the Chicago Lyric Opera

Matthew Polenzani returns to Chicago, first as Foresto in a concert performance of Attila Highlights on April 11, in which he’s joined by a fantastic cast also featuring Christian van Horn, Tamara Wilson and Quinn Kelsey, with Enrique Mazzola on the podium, and then in a Gala celebrating Sir Andrew {...}

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House debut at Teatro Real de Madrid in Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’

Matthew Polenzani makes his highly anticipated house debut at Teatro Real de Madrid this month as Alfredo in a special semi-staged concert version of Verdi’s La Traviata. On July 3, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 23, Mr. Polenzani will share the stage with a fantastic cast including Ekaterina Bakanova as Violetta, {...}

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