About Thomas

"Thomas Tatzl, an Austrian bass-baritone with a beautiful voice and a high ton of personality"

Thomas Tatzl is enjoying a fast-rising career. Born in Austria, Thomas studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and completed his lieder and opera studies with distinction. His talents are highlighted on stages worldwide, appearing at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro La Fenice, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, Teatro dell‘ Opera di Roma, Opernhaus Zürich and many more.

In the 2018-2019 season he made a number of prestigious debuts, including as Papageno in The Magic Flute at the Vienna State Opera and at the Bayerische Staatsoper as Harlequin in Ariadne auf Naxos.
He will make his house debut with a world premiere at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan in 2019.

Upcoming Performances




November, December 2018 / performing at the National
Centre for the Performing Arts in China


National Centre for the Performing Arts

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

This year, Thomas Tatzl returns to the National Centre for the Performing Arts in China  in Mozart´s Don Giovanni. Tatzl recently thrilled audiences at the NCPA last season as Figaro in their production Le nozze di Figaro in Beijing.

„Rollend in schäumenden Wellen“ (Die Schöpfung, Joseph Haydn)

„Gleich öffnet sich der Erde Schoß“ (Die Schöpfung, Joseph Haydn)

„Von deiner Güt, o Herr und Gott“ (Die Schöpfung, Joseph Haydn)

„Papagena, Papagena!“ (Die Zauberflöte, W.A. Mozart)

„Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen“ (Die Zauberflöte, W.A. Mozart)

„Keinen hat es noch gereut“ (Die schöne Magelone, Johannes Brahms)

„Grosser Herr, o starker König“ (Weihnachtsoratorium, J.S. Bach)

È sogno? o realtà? (Falstaff, Giuseppe Verdi)

„Secondate, aurette amiche“ (Cosi fan tutte, W.A. Mozart)


Latest Recordings


World premiere and new production of Teatro Real de Madrid, ‘’El Público’’ is an opera by Mauricio Sotelo.

Gonzalo : Thomas Tatzl

El Público / DVD

El Publico was a World premiere and new production of Teatro Real de Madrid, ‘’El Público’’ by Mauricio Sotelo.  He described Thomas as an smart, thoughtful musician and actor with a beautiful voice.”

Das Labyrinth


From the Salzburg Festival: "The Labyrinth or The Battle with the Elements" by Peter von Winter (1754-1825). Conductor: Ivor Bolton

Papageno : Thomas Tatzl

Das Labyrinth / DVD

Peter von Winter: Das Labyrinth (Der Zauberflöte zweyter Theil) is perfectly well-crafted, often charming and occasionally rousing, and it is notable in particular for its euphonious win writing…Thomas Tatzl and Regula Mühlemann are delightful as Papageno and Papagena (Opera Critic)