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Blown Away by The Magic Flute!

This particular production of Magic Flute will now and forever have special place in my heart. I’m currently on the sub list for Houston...

Falling for Falstaff

Berkshire Opera Festival’s production of Verdi’s Falstaff was one of the most incredible performances I have ever seen. I can’t believe...

Hop to it

Great Falls Brewing Company Our first stop was just 10 minutes south of us, and the local clientele were the ones to lead us to the CT...

The Slice is Right

If you asked my husband what he wanted to eat any day of the week, he would 9/10 times say pizza. I mean, is there a better food out...

Monumentally Unique

The Berkshires. A charming mountain region in Massachusetts, and a location with a thriving arts scene. After a twenty hour drive from...

Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd

I remember the first experience I had with the Sondheim musical. Sixteen years old, sleepover, and completely obsessed with anything that...

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Full discloser: We’re a family that is very obsessed with our dog. We both agree that Pepper is the #1 best boy, and that he is the...

Drop an anchor in Annapolis!

Downtown Annapolis (MD) First off- I swear I will stop writing about oysters, but it’s summer and we’re currently in the land of crabs...

#OperaWife

“La Boheme” Houston Grand Opera, 2019 “So when Tommy is working...do you just...hang out..?” This blog entry is dedicated to the partners...

Talk Dirt-y to me

When we’re on the road, we’re on the road for work. In the car we switch from Audiobooks to acting out scenes, warm ups, even in depth...

The “Barizone”

I married a broad shouldered, goofy guy named Tommy Glass. We actually met in 2015 at Rice University during our Masters, but we were...

What is it you do for a living...?

Gabi Glass here. We're finally seeing the light after 15 months stuck in pan-DemiLovato. My husband, Tommy Glass and I are currently...

 
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About Us

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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


     Gabrielle Glass is a violist and educator working primarily in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A versatile and accomplished musician, she holds her Bachelor's degree from Cleveland Institute of Music and a Master's degree from Rice University in May 2018. She has played with Atlanta Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, The Orchestra Now, New Haven Symphony and Albany Symphony.  Mrs. Glass is passionate about teaching and is devoted to empowering young minds with the power of music. She has participated in programs dedicated to bringing relief to those in need at both the Cleveland Clinic and Texas Children's Hospital. She is also an active member with the Sphinx Organization, a group dedicated to bringing diversity to the arts. Gabrielle is educated in Suzuki Pedagogy and Viola Pedagogy, and has maintained a private studio in addition to her freelance work.     Ms. Glass has studied with leading viola pedagogues Kirsten Docter and Ivo van der Werff, who have largely shaped who she is as a musician today. In 2016, Gabrielle became a founding member of the Kamila Quartet, with whom she attended the Robert Mann Institute in January 2017. In her free time, Gabrielle enjoys playing chamber music, gardening, and watching cooking shows. Gabrielle plays a custom made 2012 viola by Geoffrey Ovington.

 

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