Tomas Tómasson - NOSPR
Following his studies in Reykjavik and London, Tómas Tómasson is a regular guest at renowned venues, including the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Semperoper Dresden, Berlin State Opera, La Scala, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Teatro Real de Madrid, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels, Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, Lyric Opera of Chicago and Los Angeles Opera.
His concert repertoire includes Verdi’s Requiem, Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 and he has collaborated with conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Daniel Barenboim, Antonio Pappano, Andris Nelsons, Simone Young and René Jacobs.
Recent highlights on the opera stage include his Wotan in Wagner’s Ring and Dikoj in Janáček’s Katya Kabanova at Grand Théâtre de Genève, Wotan in Die Walküre and Tomsky in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades at Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Amfortas in Wagner’s Parsifal in Palermo, Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila at Washington National Opera, Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production of Janáček’s The Makropulos Case at Zurich Opera House, the world premiere of Péter Eötvös’ Sleepless at Berlin State Opera, Orest in Strauss’ Elektra at Paris’ Opéra Bastille and at the Irish National Opera in Dublin, where he also celebrated his role debut as Scarpia/Tosca, Napoleon in Prokofiev’s War and Peace as well as Reimann’s Lear at the Bavarian State Opera, and most recently Jochanaan in Strauss’ Salome in Tokyo.