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AJ Glueckert

Tenor

AJ Glueckert
© Barbara Aumüller

The American tenor AJ Glueckert made his debut at the Met in New York in 2016/17, singing Erik in Der fliegende Holländer / The Flying Dutchman. During Oper Frankfurt's 2021/22 season he can be heard again as Herodes and Don José in Barrie Kosky's stunning productions of Salome and Carmen and in the title role in Wagner's Lohengrin. which he sang for the frist time at the 2021 Tirol Festival in Erl. He has been invited to the Teatro del Maggio Musicale in Florence for the Tenor / Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos and Beethoven 9. Other roles during his time in the Ensemble at Oper Frankfurt have included Edrisi (Szymanowski's Król Roger), Graf Vaudémont (Iolanta), Flamand (Capriccio), the Tenor / Bacchus, Lyonel (Flotow's Martha - available on CD - OehmsClassics), Froh (Das Rheingold), Skuratov (Aus einem Totenhaus / From the House of the Dead) and Erik (Der fliegende Holländer / The Flying Dutchman). He made his European debut in Frankfurt, singing the Prince in Rusalka in 2014/15. Other recent engagements have included Bacchus at the Glyndebourne Festival and Opera Theatre of St. Louis and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) at Santa Fe Opera, where he was a member of their Young Artists Program. He enjoys close ties to San Francisco Opera, as a former Adler Fellow and member of their Merola Opera Program, where he has sung Beadle Bamford (Sweeney Todd), Normanno (Lucia di Lammermoor) and Kunz Vogelsang (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg). He has also appeared at Pittsburgh Opera, Minnesota Opera and Opera Philadelphia. He graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is a two time winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions regional competition.