Boston based baritone Bradford Gleim performs opera, oratorio, and chamber music to critical acclaim. Gleim’s “rich, expressive voice” had been described as “consistently impressive, his restraint only reinforced by his vocal charisma” and his flexible burnished baritone praised as “reliable and resonant.” He has appeared with such groups as Boston Cecilia, The Mark Morris Dance Group, Opera Boston, and The New Haven Symphony.
In the 201415 season, Mr. Gleim was featured in Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 with Boston Baroque, Bach’s St. John Passion with Emmanuel Music, Carmina Burana with the Andover Choral Society, Bach’s B Minor Mass with Musica Sacra and the Brahms’ Requiem at Berklee Performance Center. In past seasons Mr. Gleim has been heard as a soloist with Boston’s premiere period orchestras: the Handel and Haydn Society under Harry Christophers and Boston Baroque with Martin Pearlman. He has offered recitals at the Longy School of Music, the Taylor House and Boston College. Mr. Gleim was proud to be honored with the Borromeo String Quartet’s Guest Artist Award in 2008 and to subsequently perform Samuel Barber’s Dover Beach with the quartet in Jordan Hall.
An active recording artist, Mr. Gleim has recorded on the Coro, Harmonia Mundi, and Musique en Wallonie labels as well as with Linn Records, and is frequently involved in recording projects at WBGH Studios. Bradford Gleim is a passionate teacher and serves as Assistant Professor of Voice at Berklee College of Music.