Performer: Matthew Polenzani

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MunichLa Favorite

Donizetti: La Favorite
Giacomo Sagripanti; Amélie Niermeyer; Bavarian State Opera; Alexander Müller-Elmau; Kirsten Dephoff; Clémentine Margaine; Matthew Polenzani

ZürichLuisa Miller

Verdi: Luisa Miller
Riccardo Frizza; Damiano Michieletto; Zurich Opera; Paolo Fantin; Carla Teti; Leo Nucci; Maria Agresta

ChicagoThe Pearl Fishers

Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
Sir Andrew Davis; Andrew Sinclair; Lyric Opera of Chicago; Mariusz Kwiecień; Marina Rebeka; Matthew Polenzani; Andrea Silvestrelli

New York CityL'Elisir d'amore

Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Domingo Hindoyan; Bartlett Sher; Metropolitan Opera; Michael Yeargan; Catherine Zuber; Pretty Yende; Matthew Polenzani

LondonLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Nicola Luisotti; Richard Jones; Royal Opera; Paul Wynne Griffiths; Stewart Laing; Maria Agresta
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Surrealist Rigoletto impresses at the Lyric

The Lyric Opera’s new production of Rigoletto evokes visually the contours and high-contrast relief of a surrealist painting. 
***11
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Salonen’s Mahler at Carnegie Hall

Salonen has an obvious vision on how to conduct Mahler, relentelsly driving the orchestra in the direction he wants.
****1
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A Rosenkavalier for the radio

There are several things wrong with the new Robert Carsen directed Der Rosenkavalier that just opened at the Met, but the singing is not among them.
***11
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Orchestra shines in uneven Idomeneo at the Met

Mozart's Idomeneo proved to be a challenge for some of the soloists initially but the superb orchestra under James Levine brought about a successful opening evening at the Met.
***11
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Radvanovsky tackles another Donizetti queen

Sondra Radvanovsky tackles another Donizetti queen - Elisabetta in Roberto Devereux - at The Met. 
****1
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