Glen Clugsten

Glen Clugsten

Real Name:
Glen Clugston
Glen W. Clugston, a Musical Director/Conductor/Pianist, has worked extensively in American musical theatre, with conducting credits in leading regional theaters and opera companies, such as Kennedy Center, Los Angeles Music Center, Michigan Opera Theater, Augusta Opera and the Paper Mill Playhouse. Clugston notably served as Musical Director for the first production, with piano, of Victor Herbert’s Natoma in nearly one-hundred years at the White Barn Theater in Westport, Connecticut. Educated at the University of Kansas in Pittsburgh and the Julliard School of Music, Clugston has concertized in 22 countries around the world, including the Berlin Festival and the Osaka Festival in Japan. Co-founder of New York’s American Opera Repertory Company, a New York highlight included Halevy’s “La Juive,” a work which hadn’t been presented in NY since Caruso’s time and Mascagni’s “L’Amico Fritz”. His opera experience also includes conducting “La Boheme”, “La Traviata” and “Madame Butterfly” for the Philadelphia Lyric Opera. Clugston has presented successful U.S. premiere concerts of Antonio Vivaldi’s operatic works, reconstructed from manuscript obtained from the Turin, Italy Library. Most recently he was music director and conductor for the premiere of “The Cantata for Lord Mountbatten”, for chorus and orchestra, commissioned by Lady Mountbatten, in Manhattan. Recording: Decca, Toshiba, Original Cast Records.


Glen Clugsten Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

DL 10025 John Sebastian (2) John Sebastian (2) - Profile(LP) Decca DL 10025 US 1960 Sell This Version

Conducting & Leading

OCS101, OCS-101, OCS 101 Marion Marlowe / Butterfly McQueen Marion Marlowe / Butterfly McQueen - The Athenian Touch(LP, Album) Broadway East, Broadway East, Broadway East OCS101, OCS-101, OCS 101 US 1964 Sell This Version