Tenor A.J. GLUECKERT is a first-year Adler Fellow hailing from Portland, Oregon who made his Company debut as a Preacher and a Follower in the world premiere of The Gospel of Mary Magdalene last summer. This fall, he appeared as Mr. Knox in Dolores Claiborne and will return as the Steersman in Der Fliegende Holländer and Ambrogio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and The Barber of Seville for Families. Glueckert is an alumnus of the 2012 Merola Opera Program, where he performed Mr. Owen in Argento’s Postcard from Morocco. As a resident artist with Minnesota Opera, he was heard as Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor) and also created the role of the Crown Prince in the world premiere of Puts’s Silent Night. He is also a graduate of the young artists programs at Santa Fe Opera and Utah Opera. A two-time winner of the regional Metropolitan Opera National Auditions, he holds a degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and he appeared as the Drum Major (Wozzeck) with San Francisco’s Opera Parallèle.