Jeremy Galyon

Applauded for his “robust and charismatic performances” San Francisco Chronicle, Jeremy Galyon continues to impress audiences and critics alike in both the bass and bass-baritone repertoires. His 2016–2017 season includes Morosus in The Silent Woman with Opera Theater Pittsburgh; Il Commendatore and Masetto in Don Giovanni with New Orleans Opera; Osmin in The Abduction from the Seraglio with Dayton Opera; Sarastro in The Magic Flute with the Rapides Symphony Louisiana; and Sparafucile in Rigoletto with Western Plains Opera, while covering in Salome and Der Rosenkavalier at the Metropolitan Opera.

In the 2013–2014 season his appearances included Mozart’s Requiem with the Columbus Symphony, the Coronation Mass with Distinguished Concerts International at Avery Fisher Hall, Verdi’s Requiem with National Orchestra of Costa Rica, Zuniga in Carmen with Cedar Rapids Opera Theater, and David Lang’s The Difficulty of Crossing a Field with Syracuse Opera. In 2014–2015 he sang Zuniga with Opera Grand Rapids, the Bonze in Madama Butterfly with Berkshire Opera, Fafner in Das Rheingold with Pacific Opera Victoria, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte with Dayton Opera, the Messiah with Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Mexico, Salome with Opera San Antonio, Verdi’s Requiem with the Huntsville and Fort Wayne Symphonies, and Mozart’s Requiem with Symphoria.

A former Adler fellow with San Francisco Opera, his appearances there included Count Horn in Un ballo in maschera, Count Ceprano in Rigoletto, Lincoln in the world premiere of Philip Glass’ Appromattox, and Sarastro. Mr. Galyon joined the Metropolitan Opera roster in 2008–2009 as Alessio in La sonnambula, and was featured in productions of Billy Budd, Gianni Schicchi, Ernani, Madame Butterfly, Nabucco, The Queen of Spades, Rigoletto, Der Rosenkavalier, and Tosca.

Career highlights include Lt. Ratcliffe in Billy Budd and Second Priest/Second Armored Man in Die Zauberflöte with Houston Grand Opera; Sarastro with Utah Opera; Crespel in Les contes d’Hoffmann with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Chicago Opera Theater and the Princeton Festival; Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail at the San Jose Midsummer Mozart Festival; and Commendatore and Masetto in Don Giovanni with Opera Grand Rapids.

As a symphonic soloist he has been heard in Schubert’s Mass No. 6 with the San Francisco Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem with the Colorado Symphony; Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Mexico; the Messiah with the American Bach Soloists, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem and Fauré’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall, Brahms’ Requiem and Mass of the Children with MidAmerica Productions at Carnegie, Hall and Mozart’s Coronation Mass at Avery Fisher Hall with DCINY.

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