Mr. and Mrs. Harlan C. Stai, Terrell Tone Owen Memorial Endowed Fund at the Community Foundation of Abilene Endowed Fellow
Baron Douphol in La traviata, Fiorello in The Barber of Seville, and Chino in West Side Story. Third prize in HGO’s 2017 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. HGO Studio artist (2017–18).
About the Artist:
Thomas Glass, born and raised in Edina, Minnesota, was a member of Minnesota Opera’s Resident Artist Program last season, performing Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Gustave in the world premiere of Bolcom and Campbell’s Dinner at Eight, and Schaunard in La bohème, and covering Mercutio in Romeo, Donner in Das Rheingold, and Dan Packard in Dinner at Eight. For the Wolf Trap Opera Studio, he sang Joseph in The Ghosts of Versailles in 2015 and returned in 2016 as Bragherona in Gassmann’s L’opera seria, also covering the roles of Tarquinius in The Rape of Lucretia and Schaunard. He received his master of music degree in voice performance from Rice University, where he sang Snug in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Peter in Hansel and Gretel, and L’Humana Fragilità in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria. He joins San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program in summer 2017.