Bradford Gleim has been hailed by the Boston Globe for his “voluminous baritone" and “brilliant delivery.” Gleim excels in opera, oratorio, and chamber music spanning the Renaissance to the present, Specializing above all in Baroque and Classical repertoire, Mr. Gleim has been a soloist with such ensembles as Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Emmanuel Music, and Boston Cecilia.
Highlights of Bradford Gleim’s 2016-17 season included Ravel’s Chansons Madécasses with the Cape Cod Symphony, King Arthur with the Henry Purcell Society of Boston, Rick Sowash’s The Harvest of a Quiet Eye with the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus, Bach Christmas with the Handel and Haydn Society, and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Portsmouth Symphony. An active recording artist, Mr. Gleim was featured with Conspirare on The Sacred Spirit of Russia, which won a Grammy in 2015. He can be heard on Harmonia Mundi, Coro, and Linn Records, as well as on an album of fifteenth-century chansons by Busnoys and Ockeghem with the incisive Renaissance ensemble Cut Circle (Musique en Wallonie, forthcoming 2017). Bradford Gleim collaborates regularly in chamber music circles and was honored to perform Samuel Barber’s Dover Beach with the Borromeo String Quartet as recipient of their Guest Artist Award in 2007. An avid proponent of the solo song recital, Mr. Gleim has created many compelling programs, including a multimedia performance of Francis Poulenc’s Le travail du peintre at the Longy School of Music and a recital at Boston College’s Gasson Hall featuring Brahms’s Four Serious Songs.
When not performing, Bradford Gleim serves as a voice teacher in the Holden Voice Program at Harvard University, voice instructor at Brown University, and is Associate Professor of Voice at Berklee College of Music.