Thomas Glass

Baritone

Biography

Baritone Thomas Glass is a Grand Prize winner of the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and a recent alum of the Houston Grand Opera Studio.

In the 2020-2021 season, Mr. Glass returns to Minnesota Opera as the Vicar in Albert Herring, returns to Wolf Trap Opera for a production of Sweeney Todd, and makes his house and role debut at the Berkshire Opera Festival as Ford in Falstaff. Previously scheduled engagements include his debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Morales in Carmen, as well as a return to Arizona Opera as Stanley Kowalski in André Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire. In concert, he rejoins Minnesota Opera for a performance featuring holiday-themed repertoire.

In the 2019-2020 season, Mr. Glass made house and role debuts at Atlanta Opera as Dandini in La Cenerentola, and at Arizona Opera as John Lassiter in Craig Bohmler’s Riders of the Purple Sage. He had also been scheduled to return to Houston Grand Opera for his role debut as Papageno in Barrie Kosky’s acclaimed production of The Magic Flute, under the baton of Jane Glover. On the concert stage, he presented a solo recital with the Nantucket Musical Arts Society, and had been scheduled to join Ars Lyrica Houston for a program of Bach. 

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Reviews

“Following this was a real show-stopper, Ford’s aria “È sogno…o realtà?” from Verdi’s Falstaff, robustly sung by baritone Thomas Glass. In an aria full of contradictory feelings of bluster and vulnerability, Thomas Glass made every emotional swing of his character entirely believable.”

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