A voice that can reach to the stars

The Washington Post

A modern fairy-tale. Born in in the small town of Piet Retief, South African soprano Pretty Yende has risen to the top of the opera world with unparalleled speed. Yende’s debut album celebrates the milestones of her sublime musical journey; starting at the age of 16, when she first got into touch with Opera by hearing Delibes’ Flower Duet on a television advertisement to her debut at La Scala and her international breakthrough at New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

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Met Stars Live in Concert: Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena

On November 7, Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena join forces for a program of dazzling showstoppers, live from a historic location in Zurich. Don’t miss a chance to marvel at a musical partnership that brought down the house at the Met in La Fille du Régiment and Les Pêcheurs de Perles in recent seasons. Tickets for this live concert are $20, and the performance will remain available for on-demand viewing for 14 days. If you are unable to tune {…}

L’Elisir d’Amore in Vienna and Munich

This upcoming month, Pretty Yende returns to the operatic stage after some of the safety measures regarding COVID-19 have been removed. She will star as Adina in two productions of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore: at the Wiener Staatsoper on September 14, 17 and 21 and the Bayerische Staatsoper on September 29, October 1 and 4. She will make her house debut in Vienna, and will return later in the season as Violetta in La Traviata. Joining {…}

The Metropolitan Opera hosts Pay-Per-View Online Series

The Metropolitan Opera announced today that it will launch a Pay-Per-View Series featuring some of opera’s biggest stars. This weekend series of 12 live concerts opens Saturday, July 18, with Jonas Kaufmann performing from a historic abbey in Polling, Bavaria. Pretty Yende will be joined by Javier Camarena on November 7 in Switzerland. The summer and fall concerts also include Roberto Alagna, Piotr Beczała, Angel Blue, Lise Davidsen, Joyce DiDonato, {…}

Upcoming Performances:

NOV 7, 2020

Met Stars Live in Concert

Online event


MAR 4, 7, 12, 17 & 20, 2021

La Traviata

Wiener Staatsoper


MAY 7, 2021


Grand Théâtre de Genève


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