Tobias Kehrer
Bass
Tobias Kehrer was born in Dessau. He received his musical edu- cation at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, vocal studies with Professor Siegfried Lorenz, leaving the Hochschule with the diplo- ma in February 2011. Whilst Tobias Kehrer was still a student he appeared at the Kurt- Weill-Festival Dessau and had several engagements at opera houses like Neustrelitz, Chemnitz, with smaller orchestras and with the Telemann-Festival Magdeburg. Starting in the 2012 / 2013 season at the Deutsche Oper Berlin as a regular company member, Tobias Kehrer will have completed immediately before the one year's scholarship ”Franz-Josef-Weis- weiler” awarded by the  Förderkreis of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. He interprets roles like Commendatore / Don Giovanni, Sarastro / Die Zauberflöte, Sparafucile / Rigoletto, Coline / La Bohème, Steffano Colonna / Rienzi, Fafner / Das Rheingold, Titurel / Parsifal, Daland / Der fliegende Holländer. New Ring-Cycle (2020 - 2022): Fafner and Hunding (leading team: Stefan Herheim / Donald Runnicles). 2014 / 2015: debut Metropolitan Opera New York, Die Zauberflöte / Sarastro with re-engagement for the 2017 / 2018 season. Lyric Opera of Chicago (Das Rheingold / Fafner, leading team: David Pountney / Sir Andrew Davis), Opéra National de Paris (Die Zauber- flöte / Sarastro), Teatro alla Scala di Milano (Die Entführung aus dem Serail / Osmin, musical direction: Zubin Mehta).  Salzburg Festival 2012, new production Ariadne auf Naxos / Truffal- din (conductor: Daniel Harding, stage director: Sven-Eric Bechtolf) and Festival 2013: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg / Nachtwächter  (Stefan Herheim / Daniele Gatti) and concert performance of Walter Braunfels' Jeanne d'Arc / Jacobus von Arc. Glyndebourne Festival 2015, Die Entführung aus dem Serail / Osmin. Bayreuth Festival 2018 (debut): Die Walküre / Hunding, Die Meistersinger von Nürn- berg / Nachtwächter, Parsifal / Titurel. Wiesbaden International May Festival 2020: Tristan und Isolde / König Marke. Representation: General Management