Opera and Broadway Singer
Jeralyn Glass began her career in New York on Broadway with Rex Harrison as the youngest cast member in the 25th anniversary revival of My Fair Lady. She performed Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar in New York, sang and danced in the national tour of Showboat with Eddie Brackenand performed at Wolftrap, VA in Camelot. From Broadway, she entered the world of classical music via the Aspen Music Festival playing Rose in Kurt Weill's Street Scene. Jeralyn is an internationally celebrated artist. She is known as a “Mozart singer of the first order” for her performances as Pamina, Ilia, Susanna, Zerlina, Despina, and Blondchen in many of the world’s leading opera houses. She has been praised as an artist with “glamour and style” by London’s Opera Magazine, and was honored as one of the most exciting young talents to emerge on the European music scene by the yearbook of Opernwelt. She has sung under the baton of Sir Neville Marriner, Emmanuel Villaume, Kenneth Montgomery, David Stahl, Michael Jurowski, Louis Langree, John de Main, Stefan Soltesz, Friedemann Layer and collaborated with artists such as Sir Peter Hall, Placido Domingo, Frank Corsaro, Jonathan Miller, Cynthia Auerbach and John Dew.
Admired for her “radiant lyric expression,” “brilliant coloratura,” and “clear, sparkling soprano,” Ms. Glass was a member of the Dortmund Opera Ensemble for 3 seasons. She has achieved international acclaim singing in the opera houses of Bonn, Leipzig, Munich, Nice, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Montpellier, Marseille, Tours, Lille, Maastricht, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Zurich, Malaga, Venice, San Diego, Michigan, Los Angeles, Chautauqua, Pittsburgh, among others. She sang an acclaimed Zerlina in Don Giovanni which reopened the renovated Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich. She performed regularly in the Munich Philharmonic Hall and has appeared there in Opera Galas and with crossover programs featuring arias, world music, and music from Broadway and Film.
She has sung concerts in Japan, at La Fenice, Venice, at the Nice Festival of Sacred Music, and in Paris at the Salle Gaveau. She was featured in live radio broadcasts from the Schubert Festival in Nantes, France and the WDR in Cologne, Germany. She toured Germany with the Northwest Deutsche Symphony Orchestra. She has sung for European presidents. She partnered with tenor Rene Kollo in Gala concerts throughout Germany. She sang soprano soloist in the Bach St. Matthew Passion in an innovative staged production in Bonn. Munchen Musik presented her one woman show of the great American songbook‘The Golden Years of Broadway’in a tour of Germany. She made her Oratorio debut in Segerstrom Hall, CA. under the baton of Dr. William Hall singing the Mozart C Minor Mass, sang The Creation of Haydn in the Thuringen Festival of Sacred Music, and sang in concerts at Alice Tully Hall, New York. In 2012, Jeralyn was invited to sing a Gala in Jerusalem for Hadassah. In 2012 and 2013 she opened the Munich Opera Festival with her solo Program and kids4kids Performers.
Ms. Glass appeared on European television in an Arts documentary ‘Erotic Intelligence’ and in ‘Emotional Intelligence’ for Bavaria Television. She has appeared on KOCE Television in Los Angeles. In 2006, she was honored by Chapman University as the inaugural holder of the William Hall Visiting Professorship in its internationally renowned Conservatory of Music. She was educated at USC and on a scholarship at the Juilliard School, New York. She began her vocal studies at age 11 with Annette Smith who remains an inspiration. Jeralyn is pleased to be back home in Southern California. She was honored to appear at the Staples Center singing the National Anthem to 18,000 people and performed a special tribute in 2014 for Kareem Abdul Jabbar and in 2015 a tribute to Kobe Bryant to benefit Toberman House. She performs regularly in Concerts and at Charity Events.
"Master of her fach ... the soprano, Jeralyn Glass, with her resonant and clear voice and her warmth and magnetic stage presence ..."
- Berliner Morgenpost, Germany
"With her tremendous carrying power, richness and radiance, her singing was an artistic revelation which went right to the heart"
- Köln Anzeiger, Germany