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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Upcoming Performances:

SEP 14, 17 & 21, 2020

L'elisir d'amore

Wiener Staatsoper


SEP 29
OCT 1 & 4, 2020

L'Elisir d'Amore

Bayerische Staatsoper


NOV 7, 2020

Met Stars Live in Concert

Online event


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