Томислав Мужек


After his studies in Vienna, the Croatian tenor won first prize at the 1999 Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition in Deutschlandsberg, Austria.

Tomislav Mužek was engaged at the Bremen Theatre in 2000 (where he sang Don Ottavio, Alfredo, Ferrando, Tamino and Rodolfo) and remained a member of the ensemble till 2002.

Since then, the tenor has been a welcome guest at all the great opera houses, appearing at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, the Staatsoper in Berlin, the Hamburgische Staatsoper, the Semperoper in Dresden, the Volksoper in Vienna, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Malmö Opera, the Opera House in Daegu (Korea), the Teatro Communale in Florence, Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and the Opéra National in Paris to sing parts such as Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Ferrando (Così fan tutte), Rodolfo (La bohème), Alfredo (La Traviata), Don Carlo (Don Carlo), Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) and Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor).

In recent years, he has played roles such as Steersman and Erik (Der fliegende Holländer) at the Bayreuth Festival. Tomislav Mužek made a guest appearance with the Berlin Philharmonic under Bernhard Haitink performing the Missa Solemnis both at the Berlin Philharmonie and at the Salzburg Easter Festival. In 2015, he gave an acclaimed debut as Lohengrin at the Theatro Municipal de São Paulo.

Since the autumn of 2014 the singer has forged close links with the Semperoper in Dresden, where he has portrayed roles such as Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Rudolfo (La bohème), Max (Der Freischütz), Lenski (Eugene Onegin), Erik (Der fliegende Holländer), Florestan (Fidelio) and as The King’s Son in the new production of Die Königskinder.

In the 2021/2022 season he sings Cavaradossi/Tosca and Rudolfo/La bohème at the Semperoper Dresden and Lohengrin at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moskow; future engagements included Don José/Carmen new production in Hamburg and Prince/Rusalka, Semperoper Dresden – both role debuts as well as Stolzing/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg also in Dresden, conductor Christian Thielemann.