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AJ Glueckert

Tenor

AJ Glueckert
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During the 2018/19 season AJ Glueckert takes part in two new productions, singing Graf Vaudémont in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Edrisi in Szymanowski's Król Roger / King Roger, and repeats his wonderful portrayals of Don José in Carmen and Flamand in Capriccio. This American tenor made his European debut in 2014/15, singing the Prince in Rusalka at Oper Frankfurt, where he now embarks on his third season as a member of the ensemble. Important new roles for the company have included Skuratov (Aus einem Totenhaus / From the House of the Dead), Lyonel (Flotow's Martha, available on CD - OehmsClassic), Froh (Das Rheingold), Raffaele (Stiffelio) and Erik (Der fliegende Holländer), a role he sang when making his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. AJ Glueckert recently sang his first Pinkertons in Madama Butterfly at Santa Fe Opera, where he used to be a member of their Young Artist Program. He sang Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos at the Glyndebourne Festival and at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. AJ Glueckert enjoys a close relationship with San Francisco Opera, where he was an Adler Fellow and member of the Merola Opera Program, where recent roles have included Beadle Bamford (Sweeney Todd), Normanno (Lucia di Lammermoor) and Kunz Vogelsang (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg). He has also performed at Pittsburgh Opera, der Minnesota Opera and Opera Philadelphia. Concert work has included appearances with the Utah Symphony, the Santa Clara and Sacramento Symphony Orchestra. This graduate from the San Francisco Conservatoire of Music won the Metropolitan Opera National Auditions regional competitions twice.