Tomislav Mužek

After his studies in Vienna, the Croatian tenor won first prize at the 1999 Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition in Deutschlandsberg, Austria. Since then, he was engaged at the Bremen Theatre in 2000 and remained a member of the ensemble till 2002.

In 2003-2020 Tomislav Mužek was an ensemblemember of the Croatian National Theatre in Split. Since the autumn 2014 the singer has forged close links with the Semperoper in Dresden, since 2016 he has been a soloist with the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb.

He has been a welcome guest at 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, Teatro Real de Madrid, 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, Opernhaus Zürich, Theatro Municipal de São Paulo (Brazil). He also has taken part in most important opera festivals like Bayreuth Festival, Munich Opera Festival and Salzburg Easter Festival. Performed extensively on the concert platform, with recitals in Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Bayreuth.

Collaborated with renowned conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Myung Whun Chung, Gianandrea Noseda, Gustavo Adolfo Dudamel, Pierre Boulez, Christian Thielemann, Peter Schneider, Zubin Mehta, Sebastian Weigle, Ivor Bolton, Christopher Hogwood, Vjekoslav Šutej, Ivan Repušić, Manfred Honeck, Bernard Haitink.

In 2022, he made a debut as Lohengrin at the Bolshoi Theatre.


Winner of the Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition in Deutschlandsberg

1999, Austria

Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) — Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Semperoper Dresden, Teatro Massimo in Palermo

Ferrando (Così fan tutte) — Teatro Communale in Florence, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Bremen Theatre

Rodolfo (La bohème) — Bayerische Staatsoper, Semperoper Dresden, Bremen Theatre, Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

Alfredo (La Traviata) — Volksoper Wien, Wiener Staatsoper, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Bremen Theatre, Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli, Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) — Opernhaus Zürich, Semperoper Dresden, Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, Bremen Theatre, Berlin, Budapest, La Coruña festival (Spain)

Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) — Hamburgische Staatsoper, Semperoper Dresden, Croatian National Theatre in Split, Opéra National in Paris, eatro Regio di Torino

Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) — Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

Erik (Der fliegende Holländer) — Bayreuth Festival, Munich Opera Festival, Opéra National de Lyon, Opéra de Marseille, Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, New National Theatre in Tokyo, Semperoper Dresden, Volksoper Wien

Lohengrin (Lohengrin) — Theatro Municipal de São Paulo

Narraboth (Salome) — Teatro Real de Madrid, Opéra National in Paris

Florestan (Fidelio) — Semperoper Dresden

Max (Der Freischütz) — Semperoper Dresden

Éliézer (Rossini’s Moïse et Pharaon) — Teatro alla Scala

Goffredo (Handel’s Rinaldo) — Teatro alla Scala

Arbace (Idomeneo) — Teatro alla Scala

The King’s Son (Humperdinck’s Die Königskinder) — Semperoper Dresden

Don José (Carmen) — Hamburgische Staatsoper, Semperoper Dresden

Prince (Dvořák’s Rusalka) — Semperoper Dresden

Stolzing (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) — Semperoper Dresden

In concert — Handel’s Saul, Stabat Mater by Rossini and Dvořák, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria, Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and Ninth Symphony.

General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre — Tinkoff Bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — GUM