American tenor, Matthew Plenk, Artistic Director of Lamont Opera Theatre at The University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music where is also appointed as Assitant Professor of Voice. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 2007 while a member of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Hartt School of Music, Master’s degree from Yale University and is a Samling Scholar. Since returning to the stage in November of 2022, Mr. Plenk has appeared with the Central City Opera as Nemorino and Alftred, performed with the Colorado Symphony in the season finale as a soloist in Bruckner’s Te deum and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Matthew also presented a faculty recital at Lamont, performing Schubert’s groundbreaking Die schöne Müllerin with Keith Ward at piano..