American baritone Thomas Lehman is a member of the Ensemble at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin, and is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music.
Thomas’s future guest engagements include his debut for English National Opera as Hector in a new production of King Priam and Renato in Un ballo in maschera in Klagenfurt.
Cancellations due to the Covid-19 Pandemic include: his debut at the Palau de les Arts, Valencia as Valentin in Faust and his debut as Kurwenal in a concert performance of Tristan und Isolde with the DSO and Robin Ticciati.
For the Deutsche Oper, upcoming highlights include: Gunther in a new production of Götterdämmerung, directed by Stefan Herheim; Lucifer in Ersan Montag’s new production of Antikrist and Guy de Montfort in a new production of Les vêpres siciliennes conducted by Enrique Mazzola.
Other recent appearances include Lescaut in Manon Lescaut – conducted by Sir Simon Rattle; Ford (Falstaff); Marcello (La bohème); Renato (Un ballo in maschera); Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia); Il Conte Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro); Valentin (Faust); and Silvio (Pagliacci).
His recent guest engagements include: Conte Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro for Theater Basel; Lescaut in Manon Lescaut at the Edinburgh International Festival; Silvio in Pagliacci for the Teatro São Carlos, Lisbon and Hindley Earnshaw in Wuthering Heights for the Opéra national de Lorraine.
A strong proponent of a balance between concert works, art song, and opera, Lehman has performed several recitals both in the United States and Europe. In 2018, he joined conductor Donald Runnicles at the Grand Teton Music Festival in Carmina Burana. He returned to the festival in 2021 for an Opera Gala and will return in 2022 for a soon-to-be-named project.