Baritone

Thomas Tatzl

Thomas Tatzl

The Austrian Baritone Thomas Tatzl attended Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz and Vienna before perfecting with Thomas Quasthoff, Helena Lazarska and Tom Krause.

Finalist and winner of various international contests, Thomas’ career rapidly took flight ending up in the Zurich Opera, where he performed The Girl of the Golden West (Happy), A masked Ball (Silvano), Elektra (Diener), The Magic flute (Papageno).

In summer 2012 he was widely acclaimed at the Salzburg Festival where he performed in Peter Winter’s The Labyrinth (the second part of Papageno's The Magic Flute) conducted by Ivor Bolton.

As a concert artist, Thomas Tatzl made a name for himself by performing Haydn's The Creation in Norway, The St John Passion and Beethoven’s Symphony n° 9 in Milan, Lucerne, Zurich, Missa Solemnis in Tokyo, Spohr’s Oratorio The last things at the Berlin Philharmonic, The Christmas Oratorio, Elias, Erste Walpurgisnacht, , Mozart's Requiem, Bach’s The Magnificat and Messias in Vienna.

In his début at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino he performed in Rape of Lucretia (Collatinus), conducted by Jonathan Webb and directed by Daniele Abbado.

His role of Papageno, widely acclaimed at Palau de les Arts in Valencia (conducted by Ottavio Dantone / directed by Stephen Medcalf), at Teatro Regio in Turin (conducted by Christian Arming / directed by Roberto Andò), in Cologne (conducted by Will Humburg) and at Teatro La Fenice in Venice (conducted by Antonello Mancorda / directed by Damiano Michieletto) is one of his forte.

In 2015, he performed in Mauricio Sotelo’s contemporary opera, El Publico, at the Teatro Real in Madrid, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado and The Marriage of Figaro (Figaro) at Teatro dell’Opera in Rome. Conducted by Maestro Riccardo Muti, he performed The Creation with the Orchestra Cherubini in Ravenna and Otranto. The concert was recorded for the Italian TV and radio.