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.

In repertoire that spans from Mozart to the 21st century, he has appeared at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Mr. Redburn/Billy Budd, directed by Deborah Warner, and Schaunard/La bohème, at Staatsoper Berlin as Valmont in Francesconi’s Quartet, at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence as Le Témoin in the world premiere L’Apokalypse Arabe, Bill/Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, Papageno/Die Zauberflöte, at English National Opera as Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro and Papageno/Die Zauberflöte, at Teatro Real Madrid as Mr. Redburn/Billy Budd, Silvio de Nardi/Bomarzo and Hercule/Alceste, at Göteborg Opera as Il Conte di Almaviva/Le nozze di Figaro and Hamlet/Hamlet, at the Salzburger Festspiele as Gonsalvo Fieschi/Die Gezeichneten, the Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse as Lescaut/Manon Lescaut and Papageno/Die Zauberflöte, at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma as Mr Redburn/Billy Budd, Opéra National du Rhin as Eisenstein/Die Fledermaus, Harlekin/Ariadne auf Naxos and Marcello/La bohème and at the Grand Théâtre de Genève as Guglielmo/Cosi fan tutte and Donner/Das Rheingold.

A regular guest at Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, he most recently appeared there as Pluto in the world premiere of Eurydice – Die Liebenden blind by Manfred Trohjahn, as Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte, Papageno/Die Zauberflöte (Prix d’Amis), Lescaut in Manon Lescaut, Schaunard/La bohème, Kothner/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Peter/Hänsel und Gretel and in several lead roles in world premieres.

Last season, Thomas Oliemans returned to Staatsoper Berlin for his role debut as Faninal in Der Rosenkavalier, to Teatro Real Madrid in the title role of Le nozze di Figaro and made his house debuts at Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona as Papageno and at Staatsoper Hamburg as Lescaut in Manon Lescaut.