Thomas Laske

Personal details

Thomas Laske was born in Stuttgart. He won the Richard Strauss singing competition in Munich in 1997. As a concert singer the baritone has ­appeared with leading conductors and ensembles such as Riccardo Chailly, Mariss Jansons, Ton Koopman, Helmuth Rilling, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, Dresdner Kreuzchor, and Thomanerchor Leipzig and has participated in numerous CD productions. On the operatic stage (a.?o. Deutsche Oper Berlin, Deut­sche Oper am Rhein and the Bavarian State Opera in Munich) he has sung roles including ­Barbier, Don Giovanni, Figaro, Graf Almaviva, Escamillo, Eugen Onegin, Sharpless, and Marcello. Thomas Laske has been teaching singing at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf since 2010.

Publications

Homilius: St. Mark Passion

Die Geschichte des Leidens und Sterbens unseres Heilandes Jesu Christi nach der Beschreibung des Evanglisten Marcus

HoWV I.10

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