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 – 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 {…}

‘La Traviata’ at Gran Teatre del Liceu

On December 13, 21, 28, 30, Pretty Yende stars as Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata at the Gran Teatre del Liceu. Hailed as “the people’s Violetta of the twenty-first century,” Ms. Yende made her debut as Violetta last season with Opéra national de Paris with receiving critical acclaim for her “magical performance” (Opera News). Under the baton of Speranza Scappucci, David McVicar’s brilliant production features a {…}

Upcoming Performances:

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

La Traviata

Wiener Staatsoper

Vienna

MAY 7, 2021

Recital

Grand Théâtre de Genève

Geneva

May 12, 2021

Concert with Benjamin Bernheim

Opéra National de Bordeaux

Bordeaux

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