Tómas Tómasson


Following his studies in Reykjavik and at the Royal College of Music in London, Tómas Tómasson regularly guests with a vast repertoire at the most renowned houses and institutions worldwide, such as the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Vienna State Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Dresden Semperoper, Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, Teatro alla 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 key works, such as Verdi’s Requiem, Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s The Creation, Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 as well as Mahler’s Symphony No 8.

He collaborated with conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Daniel Barenboim, Antonio Pappano, Andris Nelsons, Simone Young, René Jacobs, Stefan Soltesz, Hartmut Haenchen, Mark Elder, James Conlon, Juraj Valčuha, Ingo Metzmacher, Jakub Hrůša, Lorin Maazel and Semyon Bychkov.

Recent opera highlights include his Wotan/Wanderer in Wagner’s Ring at Grand Théâtre de Genève, Wotan/Walküre and Tomsky/The Queen of Spades at Naples’ Teatro di San Carlo, Amfortas/Parsifal in Palermo, as well as Samson et Dalila at Washington National Opera, Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production The Makropulos Case at Opera Zurich, and most recently the world premiere of Péter Eötvös’ new opera „Sleepless“ /Man in Black at Berlin’s State Opera with revivals in Geneva and Budapest.

Current and future projects include Elektra/Orest at Opéra de Paris, his role debut as Scarpia/Tosca at the Irish National Opera in Dublin, his return to Geneva in Katia Kabanova/Dikoy, Jochanaan/Salome in Tokyo under Jonathan Nott, as well as the title role in Reimann’s Lear at the Bavarian State Opera Munich.