Glade Peterson

December 17, 1928 Fairview, Utah - April 21, 1990 Utah City

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Peterson made his professional debut in 1958 as Pinkerton with the NBC Touring Company in Amherst, Mass. His European debut was in 1960 in Spoleto, Italy.

Peterson was principal tenor of the Zürich Opera for 12 years and guest artist at opera houses in Paris, Milan, Hamburg, Munich, Salzburg Festival, and Vienna.

He left Europe in 1975 to return to his native Utah, where he founded and directed the state's first professional opera company, the Utah Opera.

He sang with the San Francisco Opera and Houston Grand Opera (Otello) among others, and made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1975, singing Loge. Glade Peterson died of cancer on April 21, 1990.

Glade Peterson sings Das Rheingold: Immer Undank ist Loges Lohn
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Glade Peterson sings Madama Butterfly: Bimba dagli occhi , with Felicia Weathers
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Glade Peterson sings Manon: En fermant les yeux
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Glade Peterson sings Turandot: Nessun dorma
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