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Emerging as one of the most gifted and distinguished lyric tenors of his generation, Matthew Polenzani has been praised for an artistic versatility and fresh lyricism, which he brings to concert and operatic appearances on leading international stages. Recognised as the 2004 Richard Tucker Award winner, he has collaborated with many of the world’s most esteemed conductors, including Pierre Boulez, Sir Andrew Davis, Valery Gergiev, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Sir Jeffrey Tate, Michael Tilson Thomas, and David Zinman in performances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, MET Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Orchestra di Santa Cecilia, and San Francisco Symphony, among others. On the international operatic stage Matthew Polenzani has made his début in leading rôles at the Aix en Provence Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper, Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Opéra de Bordeaux, Rome Opera, Rossini Festival of Pesaro, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in varied repertoire from Donizetti, Gounod, Mozart, and Rossini to Schoenberg, Strauss, Verdi, and Wagner.

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