Allan Glassman

Allan Glassman

Tenor Allan Glassman has thrilled audiences throughout America and Europe with his vibrant timbre and committed interpretations of roles, for decades. A regular at the Metropolitan Opera, Mr. Glassman triumphed as Herod in a new production of Salome starring Karita Mattila in 2004, and has since been heard in the MET’s productions of Die Frau Ohne SchattenBoris GodunovThe Great Gatsby, CarmenElektra, Katya KabanovaThe Ghost of Versailles, Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina, Salome, Wozzeck, and in 2012 as Red Whiskers in Billy Budd.

Hailed as the Otello of his generation, in the past few seasons alone he has performed the role with Opera Company of Philadelphia, Arizona Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Dallas Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, and at the Chautauqua Opera.  Upcoming engagements include Herald in Pizzetti’s Assassinio nella cattedrale with San Diego Opera, covering the role of Aegisth in Elektra at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Canio in Pagliacci with Shreveport Opera, and a return to the Metropolitan Opera in 2013.