* born in Poland.
Tomasz Wija made his debuts at Komische Oper Berlin and at Staatstheater Braunschweig in 2017. Since the 2014/2015 season, the bass-baritone joined the ensemble of Staatstheater Oldenburg, where his repertoire inculdes the title roles in Handel’s Hercules, Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, as well as Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen, Bottom in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Raimondo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Conte Almaviva in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Alidoro in Rossini’s La cenerentola.
From 2011 until 2014, the bass-baritone was a member of Staatstheater Kassel where his repertoire included Handel’s Achillas in Giulio Cesare and Saul in Saul, Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Don Ottavio in Vivaldi’s L’Olympiade. In 2015, he performed at Theater Magdeburg, made his debut at Staatsoper Berlin in 2010 and at Deutsche Oper Berlin in 2005. In 2006, he was singing in Rossini’s Mosè in Egito and La cambiale di matrimonio Belcanto Festival Bad Wildbad. In 2018, he has sung the title role in Krenek’s Der Diktator and Lehrer in Weill’s Der Jasager at Staatstheater Braunschweig.
Tomasz Wija is a busy concert artist and reguarly sings Bach‘s Christmas Oratorio as well as his St. John Passion. He performed Beethoven’s Symphony N° 9 in Japan; his repertoire also incudes Handel’s Utrecht Te Detum as well as Chandos Anthem N° 9. He was accompanied by Berliner Symphoniker, Cammermusik Potsdam, Filharmonia Poznańska, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Württembergische Philharmonie.
Tomasz Wija is a dedicated lied recitalist and performed in Berlin (Konzerthaus), Bonn, Dortmund, Hamburg, Médoc, at deSingel in Antverp and in der Zurich’s Tonhalle. In 2017, he made his debut at AUDI Sommerkonzerte in Ingolstadt.