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Maria Agresta (Mimì), Matthew Polenzani (Rodolfo) in Act 4 © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
London

La bohème at the Royal Opera: a simple tragedy, heart-rendingly told

By , 16 June 2018
****1
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Quinn Kelsey (Rigoletto) and Matthew Polenzani (Duke of Mantua) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Surrealist Rigoletto at the Lyric impresses with vocal talent

By , 07 October 2017
***11
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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
New York City

Salonen’s Mahler at Carnegie Hall: transparent, direct, with no pathos

By , 31 May 2017
****1
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Renée Fleming (The Marschallin) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

A Rosenkavalier for the radio at The Met

By , 17 April 2017
***11
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Idomeneo at The Met © Marty Sohl | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Levine's orchestra shines in uneven Met Idomeneo

By , 06 March 2017
***11
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Matthew Polenzani (Devereux) and Sondra Radvanovsky (Elisabetta) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Radvanovsky tackles another Donizetti queen in The Met's Roberto Devereux

By , 28 March 2016
****1
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Mariusz Kwiecień (Zurga) and Diana Damrau (Leïla) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Gorgeous trio of voices in Met Opera’s Pearl Fishers

By , 04 January 2016
*****
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Laurent Naouri (Lindorf) and Matthew Polenzani (Hoffmann) © Cory Weaver | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

A new cast impresses in the Metropolitan Opera's Tales of Hoffmann

By , 11 March 2015
****1
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Matthew Polenzani © Dario Acosta
New York City

Matthew Polenzani and Julius Drake flourish in The Art of the Song at Lincoln Center

By , 04 February 2015
****1
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© Catherine Ashmore
London

Martin Kušej's Idomeneo cast as gripping political power struggle

By , 03 November 2014
****1
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Matthew Polenzani (Tito) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Clemency in a burning capitol

By , 08 March 2014
****1
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Ermonela Jaho as Manon in Act III © 2014 ROH/Bill Cooper
London

Massenet's Manon returns to Covent Garden

By , 14 January 2014
***11
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©  Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Fear and loathing at the Met: Rigoletto in Las Vegas

By , 11 November 2013
***11
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Marek Janowski  ©  Felix Broede
Cleveland

Marek Janowski in Cleveland for splendid Fauré, Franck and Britten with Matthew Polenzani

By , 10 October 2013
****1
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Rodion Pogossov as Guglielmo and Isabel Leonard as Dorabella  ©  Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera
New York City

The return of the Maestro, Part II: Così fan tutte at the Met

By , 24 September 2013
****1
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Matthew Polenzani and Hye Jung Lee  ©  Cory Weaver
San Francisco

Matthew Polenzani is superb in San Francisco Opera's Tales of Hoffmann

By , 05 June 2013
****1
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Elza van den Heever as Elisabetta and Joyce DiDonato as the title character in Donizetti's Maria Stu ©  Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
New York City

The Met live in HD at the Barbican: Maria Stuarda

By , 19 January 2013
****1
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©  Robert Kusel
Chicago

Screens, dreams in Negrin's Werther at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 20 November 2012
**111
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Elīna Garanča (Léonor) und Matthew Polenzani (Fernand) © Wilfried Hösl | Bayerische Staatsoper
Munich

Bayerische Staatsoper zeigt Donizettis La Favorite mit subtiler Tristesse

By , 31 October 2016
***11
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Una escena con Matthew Polenzani y Tatiana Monogarova © A. Bofill
Barcelona

Una Bohème sin desgarro en el Liceu de Barcelona

By , 20 June 2016
***11
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Rolando Villazón (Werther) © Wilfried Hösl | Bayerische Staatsoper
Munich

Dramatik plus: Massenets Werther an der Bayerischen Staatsoper

By , 31 October 2015
****1
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Don Giovanni, mise en scène de Michael Haneke © Christophe Pelé / Opéra national de Paris
Paris

Non Vorrei : Haneke ne pardonne pas non plus Don Giovanni

By , 26 September 2015
****1
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