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Larry Glenn

Larry Glenn

  • Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Room 409
  • 303-871-6930
  • lglenn@du.edu

Biography:

Larry Glenn, Lyric Tenor, Associate Professor of Voice has been teaching voice at the University of Denver for the past 25 years. Mr Glenn holds a Master's Degree in Voice from the Juilliard School.  He has performed throughout the United States as soloist with such companies as the New York City Opera Theater, Connecticut Opera, Georgia Opera Theater, Bel Canto Opera, New York Lyric Opera, Mobile Opera and The National Opera.  He has sung leading roles in over sixty operas including Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Cenerentola, Die Zauberflote, Mignon, Cosi Fan Tutte, Faust, L'Elisir d'Amore, Albert Herring, La Traviata, Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow, Khovanshchina, Il Giuramento, La Fille du Regiment, A Midsummer's Dream,The  Merry Wives of Windsor,and the American premieres of Gounod's Philemon et Baucis and Fioravanti's Le Cantatrici Viallane.  Mr. Glenn has been a featured soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra, Eve Queller's Opera Orchestra of New York at Carnegie Hall, Westchester Symphony Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Pop's Orchestra and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. 

His oratorio credits include Orff's Carmina Burana, and Handel's Joshua with the Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall, Haydn's Creation at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, Handel's Isreal in Egypt, The Messiah, Acis and Galatea, Bruckner's Te Deum, Honneger's Le Roi David, Mozart's Requiem, Rossini's Stabat Mater, Beethoven's Christ On The Mount Of Olives, Bach's Magnificat, St. John and St. Matthew Passions. He has sung the role of the Dying Swan in Carmina Burana with the Denver Symphony. Mr. Glenn was soloist with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and was a featured soloist in a program of Aaron Copland songs for the composer, in celebration of his 80th Birthday with the Westchester Symphony Orchestra.  Also Mr. Glenn sang the lead role of Count Almaviva for Il Barbiere di Siviglia with the International Gubbio Festival in Italy.  His International credits also include Handel's The Messiah with the Oratorio Society of NY in Prague, Czech Republic with the Prague Symphony Chamber Orchestra.  Mr. Glenn has sung the operatic lead roles for the Rome Festival, which include Nemorino for L'Elisir d'Amore, Tamino in Die Zauberflote and the Witch in Hansel und Gretel. 

Mr. Glenn has been a Stage Director for such operas as Moore's Gallantry, Blow's Venus and Adonis, Holst's Savitri, Paulus' The Village Singer, Menotti's Help, Help The Globolinks, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Puccini's Suor Angelica, Barber's Hand of Bridge, Pasatieri's La Divina & The Women, V. Williams' Riders To The Sea, and Weill's Songspiel.  For the Rome Festival in Italy he has directed Hansel und Gretel, Don Giovanni, L'Elisir d'Amore, Le Nozze di Figaro, Die Fledermaus, Cosi Fan Tutte.

Mr. Glenn directed The Gondoliers, Gianni Schicchi,Dido and Aeneas and Help, Help The Globolinks for the Lamont Opera Theatre.  He also directed Berstein's Trouble in Tahiti, Ralph Vaughn Williams' Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains and the two world premiers of Jonathan Schwabe's The Sojourner, and Kevin McMahon's Marilyn Monroe for the Maud Powell Festival near Chicago. He has also directed Don Giovanni, L'Elisir d,Amore, Carmen and Le Nozze di Figaro for the Rome Festival Opera in Rome, Italy. Recently he has directed Albert Herring and Die Fledermaus for the Lamont Opera Theatre.