Thomas Glass



Baritone Thomas Glass is a 2017-2018 Studio Artist at Houston Grand Opera, where he debuts as Baron Duphol in La Traviata, sings Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Chino in West Side Story.  Further assignments in the current season include covers of Achilla in the company’s production of Giulio Cesare in Egitto and the title role in  Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia.

In the summer of 2017, Thomas was a participant in the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera, where he was featured in the Schwabacher Concert, performing Athanaël in Massenet’s Thaïs and the Grand Finale Concert singing Ford’s Monologue from Verdi’s Falstaff.

In the 2016-17 season, Mr. Glass was a Resident Artist at Minnesota Opera, where he made his professional debut as Capulet in Roméo et Juliette.   He created the role of the butler, Gustave, in the world premiere of William Bolcom’s Dinner at Eight and made his role debut as Schaunard in La bohème.  Other assignments included covers of Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette, Donner in Das Rheingold, and Dan Packard and Dr. Talbot in Dinner at Eight.

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“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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