Bienen Ensembles

Matthew Polenzani Vocal Master Class

Tichio-Finnie Vocal Master Class Series

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7:00pm

Galvin Recital Hall

The Phoenix declares, “Polenzani has perhaps the finest tenor voice of his generation, and he sang with aristocratic elegance and potency.” The tenor’s 2018-19 season included a return to Lyric Opera of Chicago in his signature title role of Mozart’s Idomeneo; his appearance as Rodolfo in Puccini’s La bohème at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo; and his role debuts as Vaudémont in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta at the Metropolitan Opera, and as Don José in Bizet’s Carmen at the San Francisco Opera. His 2019-20 engagements include Verdi’s Macbeth, Puccini’s La bohème, and Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier at the Metropolitan Opera; Bizet’s Carmen at Munich’s Bayerische Staatsoper; Beethoven’s Fidelio and Missa Solemnis at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden; and La traviata at the Teatro Real de Madrid.

Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

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70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.