A voice that can reach to the stars

The Washington Post

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 broadcast: New production of ‘La Traviata’ at the Wiener Staatsoper

Pretty Yende returns to the Wiener Staatsoper to star in Simon Stone’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s La Traviata this month. Following her triumphant house debut as Adina in Vienna earlier this season, Ms. Yende also previously received rave reviews for her “magical performance” (Opera News) as Violetta in the premiere of this Simon Stone production at the Opéra National de Paris in 2019. On Sunday, March 7 at 6pm CET / 12:00 {…}

Met Stars Live in Concert – New Year’s Eve Gala

LIVE: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 AT 4:00 PM ET The Met rings in the new year with a gala performance featuring a dazzling quartet of Met stars—sopranos Angel Blue and Pretty Yende, and tenors Javier Camarena and Matthew Polenzani—live from the Parktheater im Kurhaus Göggingen, in Augsburg, Germany, a stunning example of neo-Baroque architecture. The program will include arias, duets, and ensembles from Donizetti to Puccini, as well as arrangements of {…}

Debut at Teatro di San Carlo – Mozart and Bel Canto Gala Concert

Pretty Yende will make her greatly anticipated debut this month at the Teatro di San Carlo in a special Mozart and Bel canto gala concert with the Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro di San Carlo. Recorded on December 3, the event will be streamed via Teatro di San Carlo’s Facebook page beginning on December 10 at 20:00 CET. Tickets are 1,09€ and provide access to the event from December 10, 20:00 CET through December 13 at 20:00 CET. Ms. Yende will {…}

Upcoming Performances:

MAY 19 & 20, 2021

Concert with Benjamin Bernheim

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Paris

JUN 15, 17, 20, 22, 24 & 26, 2021

La Sonnambula

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Paris

OCT 15, 16 & 17, 2021

Mahler’s Symphony No. 4

Verizon Hall

Philadelphia, PA

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