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Tomasz Konieczny

Tomasz Konieczny was born in 1972 in Ŀodz, Poland, and initially studied acting at the National Film School there. He worked as an actor, including in various film and TV productions. He began his voice studies at the Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and continued them at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden. He débuted as a singer in 1997 at Posen Opera with Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) In 2002 he became a member of the ensemble at Mannheim National Theatre. From 2006-2014 he was a member of the ensemble at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, with roles including Golaud (Pelléas et Mélisande), Amfortas (Parsifal), Kurwenal (Tristan und Isolde), the Dutchman (The Flying Dutchman), Barak (Die Frau ohne Schatten), Balstrode (Peter Grimes), Falstaff and Escamillo (Carmen). He has been a regular guest at the Budapest Wagner Festival since 2006. In 2008 he made his acclaimed début as Alberich (Das Rheingold, Siegfried) at Dresden’s Semperoper. In 2015 he had a particular personal success in the title role of Berg’s Wozzeck at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, in 2017 he débuted at Milan’s La Scala as the Commendatore (Don Giovanni), he débuted in October of the same year at the Canadian Opera Company Toronto as Mandryka (Arabella), in 2018 he débuted at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse as Wotan (Die Walküre) and at the New National Theatre in Tokyo as the four villains (The Tales of Hoffmann). He has sung at the Teatro Real, the National Theatre in Prague, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opéra national de Paris, Bavarian State Opera, Salzburg Festival, the Metropolitan Opera New York, Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Edinburgh Festival, Canadian Opera Company, Bayreuth Festival and at Milan’s La Scala. The Wiener Staatsoper has been an artistic base since 2009. Major roles here include Jack Rance (La fanciulla del West), Wotan/The Wanderer (The Ring of the Nibelungs), Scarpia (Tosca), Mandryka (Arabella), Jochanaan (Salome), Telramund (Lohengrin), Don Pizarro (Fidelio). In 2019 Tomasz Konieczny was appointed to the professional status of Austrian Kammersänger.

Events with Tomasz Konieczny

10. October 2019
Thursday
18.00 - 22.30
2 intermissions

Die Frau ohne Schatten

14. October 2019
Monday
18.00 - 22.30
2 intermissions

Die Frau ohne Schatten

18. October 2019
Friday
18.00 - 22.30
2 intermissions

Die Frau ohne Schatten

07. November 2019
Thursday
19.30 - 22.30
1 intermission

Die Weiden

09. November 2019
Saturday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Die Weiden

12. November 2019
Tuesday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Die Weiden

15. March 2020
Sunday
19.00 - 21.30
No intermission

Das Rheingold

18. March 2020
Wednesday
18.00 - 22.45
2 intermissions

Die Walküre

22. March 2020
Sunday
16.30 - 21.30
2 intermissions

Siegfried

02. April 2020
Thursday
20.00 - 21.45
No intermission

Cardillac

05. April 2020
Sunday
19.00 - 20.45
No intermission

Cardillac

08. April 2020
Wednesday
20.00 - 21.45
No intermission

Cardillac

22. April 2020
Wednesday
19.00 - 21.45
1 intermission

Fidelio

25. April 2020
Saturday
19.00 - 21.45
1 intermission

Fidelio

28. April 2020
Tuesday
19.00 - 21.45
1 intermission

Fidelio

02. May 2020
Saturday
19.00 - 21.45
1 intermission

Fidelio

09. May 2020
Saturday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Der Freischütz

12. May 2020
Tuesday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Der Freischütz

15. May 2020
Friday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Der Freischütz

19. May 2020
Tuesday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Der Freischütz

23. May 2020
Saturday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Arabella

27. May 2020
Wednesday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Arabella

31. May 2020
Sunday
19.00 - 22.00
1 intermission

Arabella

11. June 2020
Thursday
19.30 - 20.45
No intermission

Recital Tomasz Konieczny

27. June 2020
Saturday
19.00 - 21.15
1 intermission

Gala concert of the Young Ensemble