Baritone Thomas Glass joins the Minnesota Opera’s Resident Artist program this season as Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Gustave in William Bolcom and Mark Campbell’s world premiere of Dinner at Eight, and Schaunard in La Bohème. He also covers Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet and Donner in Das Rheingold. He has previously appeared in the Opera’s celebrated world premiere production of Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s Silent Night in 2011. For the Wolf Trap Opera Studio, Mr. Glass performed as Joseph in John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles in 2015, and returned the following year as Bragherona in Florian Leopold Gassmann’s 18th-century rarity L’opera seria, where he also covered the roles of Tarquinius in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia and Schaunard in the Filene Center’s production of La bohème. He received his Master of Music degree in vocal performance from Rice University and his undergraduate degree from Saint Paul’s University of St. Thomas. He has also attended the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.