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Latter-day Saint tenor part of Grammy-winning opera cast

March 05, 2012
source: LDS Church News

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The annual Grammy musical awards are typically associated with rock 'n' roll and pop performers — but for many years opera has been counted among the categories included for recognition.

And while music's "usual suspects" — think Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and a cadre of other popular performers — were featured during the recent prime-time Grammy broadcast, fans of opera (and LDS performers) also had something to cheer about. Thomas Glenn, an accomplished opera tenor and a lifelong Church member, was part of the cast from the Met Production recording of "Doctor Atomic" that won a Grammy for Best Opera Recording.

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