Brett Polegato | Baritone


Brett Polegato

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One of today’s most sought-after lyric baritones on the international stage, Canadian-Italian Brett Polegato has earned the highest praise from audiences and critics for his artistic sensibility. His career has encompassed over fifty operatic roles at the world’s most prestigious venues including La Scala, Opéra national de Paris, Glyndebourne Festival, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, Teatro Real, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, and Carnegie Hall, New York. Recent operatic highlights include his debuts at the Metropolitan Opera (Brétigny in Massenet’s Manon) and Wexford Festival Opera (Dr Talbot in the European premiere of William Bolcom’s Dinner at Eight); Posa in Verdi’s Don Carlo, the title role in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Marcello in Puccini’s La bohème (Grange Park Opera); Kurwenal in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde (Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, and Opéra National de Bordeaux); his role debut as Amfortas in Wagner’s Parsifal (Festival de Lanaudière) and Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Irish National Opera).

May 2022