‘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 {…}

Pretty Yende signs with GM Art&Music

Pretty Yende is thrilled announce she has joined Gianluca Macheda’s roster for General Management at GM Art&Music. This season, Ms. Yende made her house debut at the Wiener Staatsoper as Adina in L’elisir d’amore and returned to Bayerische Staatsoper to reprise the role in Patrick Bannwart’s production. At the Gran Teatre del Liceu, she will star as Violetta in David McVicar’s production of La Traviata. Yende will {…}

POSTPONED: Met Stars Live in Concert: Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena

UPDATE: This performance, originally scheduled for November 7, has been postponed, as Mr. Camarena is ill (with a non-Covid illness). A new date and location will be announced shortly. 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 {…}

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, {…}

The Met Opera livestreams an all-star At-Home Gala

The Metropolitan Opera announced plans today to livestream an At-Home Gala on Saturday, April 25, at 1pm EDT, featuring performances by many of the company’s most prominent artists, live from their own quarantines around the world. Hosted by General Manager Peter Gelb in New York City and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Montreal, the program will be streamed for free on the Met’s website. “While the Met is famous for its {…}

Classique mais pas has been: Pretty Yende, une diva parfaite dans un monde imparfait

Classique mais pas has been Ce 17 mars à 19h30, il nous reste une chance de voir Pretty Yende incarner Manon de Massenet : l’Opéra de Paris retransmet cet opéra depuis son site internet. Nous l’avons rencontrée dans un café parisien, avant qu’elle ne parte se balader et que l’on aille à un concert… Un temps qui semble si loin. Pretty Yende avait préparé depuis des mois le rôle-titre dans Manon. L’Opéra de Massenet s’annonçait {…}

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