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Thomas Laske

Thomas Laske was born in Stuttgart. In 1997 he won the First Prize in the Richard Strauss Competition in Munich.

On the concert podium,  Thomas Laske has performed with many well known conductors, including Riccardo Chailly, Mariss Jansons, Ton Koopman, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Hans-Christoph-Rademann, Helmuth Rilling, Enoch zu Guttenberg, Georg-Christoph Biller and international ensembles such as the Symphony Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio, the Deutsche Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, the WDR Symphony of Cologne, the Orchestra Sinfonica di  Milano Giuseppe Verdi, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, the Dresdner Kreuzchor und the St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig.

There are many radio and CD recordings which document his development as an artist. His CD recordings include Bach’s Passions, Mahler’s „Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen“ and „Kindertotenlieder“ and Schubert’s "Winterreise“ among others. Most recently released is a CD of the Weihnachtsoratorium of Bach with the Windsbacher Boys Choir under the directon of Karl-Friedrich Beringer and Martin Lehmann.

He has been a member of the ensemble at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf-Duisburg and the Wuppertal Opera. He has also appeared as a guest with the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Frankfurt Opera, and the Cologne Opera. His repertoire includes Danilo in Lustige Witwe, Figaro in the Barber of Seville, Count Almaviva and Figaro in Marriage of Figaro, the title roles in Don Giovanni and Eugene Onegin, Escamillo in Carmen, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly and Marcello in La Bohème

 

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