We have talked with excellent American tenor Matthew Polenzani again [Opera Lively interview # 56], this time about his role in L'Elisir d'Amore alongside Anna Netrebko for the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera 2012-13 season, on September 24, 2012, followed by other dates (tickets [here
Read our review of the opening night [here
See his first interview with us [here
]. We won't be repeating the data on his career, since this article is a follow-up interview.
© Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
OL - First, let's talk about your experience with L'Elisir d'Amore - you've done it in Vienna, Munich, Naples, and Rome - any others?
MP - I think that's all of them, though I wouldn't be surprised to find out you and I missed one or two. Those are the only ones I can remember.