Thomas Oliemans

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Dutch baritone Thomas Oliemans has established himself in recent years on leading international opera, concert and festival stages as a singer of outstanding musicality, intelligence and compelling stage presence. His debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York last season as Papageno was highly acclaimed by the critics: ‘a singular Papageno’ (New York Times) and ‘the star of the show’ (New York Classical Review).

The season 2023-24 will see his return to De Nationale Opera Amsterdam as Father-in- Law in Saariaho’s Innocence and as Papageno/Die Zauberflöte. He will be on tour with the Metropole Orkest in a programme of works by Wim Sonneveld, sing Martin’s Sechs Monologe aus Jedermann together with the Concertgebouw Orchestra and works by Mahler, Mozart and Strauss with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. Furthermore he will appear in recitals at Oxford Lieder Festival together with pianist Hans Eijsackers as well as in the Netherlands, accompanying himself on the piano.

Thomas Oliemans has appeared at Metropolitan Opera New York, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Staatsoper Berlin, Staatsoper Hamburg, De Nationale Opera Amsterdam, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, the English National Opera, Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Teatro Real Madrid, Göteborg Opera, the Salzburger Festspiele, Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Opéra National du Rhin and Grand Théâtre de Genève in repertoire that spans from Mozart to the 21st century like Papageno/Die Zauberflöte, Figaro, Il Conte di Almaviva/Le nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo, Don Alfonso/Cosi fan tutte, Mr. Redburn/Billy Budd, Schaunard, Marcello/La Bohème, Faninal/Der Rosenkavalier, Peter Besenbinder/Hänsel und Gretel, Valmont/Quartet (Francesconi), Le Témoin/L’Apokalypse Arabe (Odeh-Tamimi), Pluto/Eurydice – Die Liebenden blind (Trohjahn), Bill/Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, Hamlet/Hamlet, Gonsalvo Fieschi/Die Gezeichneten, Lescaut/Manon Lescaut, Eisenstein/Die Fledermaus, Harlekin/Ariadne auf Naxo, Gunther/Die Götterdämmerung, Donner/Das Rheingold and Kothner/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.More