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  • ID: TA205911
  • Name : Thomas Lehman
  • Gender : Male

    Biography

    BIOGRAPHY

    American baritone Thomas Lehman is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, and is currently a member of the Ensemble at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin.

    This season, Thomas will make his debut at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia as Valentin Faust and at Theater Basel as Conte Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro; at the Deutsche Oper, highlights include: Yeletsky in a new production of Pique Dame directed by Graham Vick; Marcello La bohéme and Renato Un balla in maschera - looking ahead to the 2020/21 season, he will make his debut at English National Opera in a new production; he will sing his first Kurwenal Tristan und Isolode in a concert performance with the DSO with Robin Ticciati and at the Deutsche Oper, he will add Sharpless Madama Butterfly; Ford Falstaff and Wolfram Tannhäuser to his repertoire.

    At the Deutsche Oper, his recent appearances include Lescaut Manon Lescaut - conducted by Sir Simon Rattle; Figaro Il barbiere di Siviglia; Conte Almaviva La nozze di Figaro; Valentin Faust; Belcore L’elisir d’amore; Guglielmo Cosí fan tutte; Pantalon The Love of the Three Oranges; Dr Falke Die Fledermaus and Silvio Pagliacci.

     

    His  recent guest engagements include: Lescaut Manon Lescaut at the Edinburgh International Festival alongside Sondra Radvanosky; Silvio in a new production of Pagliacci for the Teatro São Carlos, Lisbon and Hindley Earnshaw Wuthering Heights for the Opéra national de Lorraine.

    Formerly a Young Artist at the Florida Grand Opera, Thomas appeared as Peter Niles Mourning Becomes Electra; Ben The Telephone and as King Tashi/Narrator in a production of David Chesky’s The Mice War. He made his professional debut in 2010 as Guglielmo Così fan tutte with the Delaware Valley Opera and has also appeared as a Studio Artist with the Chautauqua Opera.

    In Summer 2014, Thomas was a member of the Steans Institute at the Ravinia Festival, Chicago. 

     

    Biography not for publication, for an up to date version please contact Oliver Clarke.

    Press

    PRESS

    “Dem Belcore von Thomas Lehman hatte man einen italienisch aussehenden stummen Statisten als Begleitung an die Seite gestellt, aber akustisch konnte der Stipendiat des Förderkreises durchaus mit einer effektvoll vorgetragenen Auftrittsarie überzeugen. Als er und die Seinen zur Hochzeit auch noch in Galauniform erscheinen durften, war auch optisch alles perfekt.”
    – Der Opern Freund

    “Thomas Lehman, ein temperamentvoller Valentin mit wohllautendem Bariton, gefällt in dieser Rolle. Wenn er sterbend seine Schwester verflucht, müssten sensible Zuhörer/Innen zusammenzucken.”
    –Der Neue Merker

    “Thomas Lehman scores as pithy-laddish Valentin.”
    –Livekritik.de

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