Thomas Dewald was born in Losheim (Germany), 1960. After passing his church music exam he began Vocal Studies and graduated Cum Laude at the University of Music Saarland.
Thomas Dewald's career started with winning various important prizes, e.g. :

  • International Belvedère Opera Singer Award Vienna
  • 1st Prize Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin
  • Laureate of the Concours Intern. De Chant in s'Hertogenbosch
  • Laureate of the Walter Gruner Song Competition in London

Those awards were followed by national and international appearances - in Berlin, Dresden, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Antwerpen, Kopenhagen, Helsinki, London, Paris, Vienna, Bregenz, Genf, Milan, Turin, Palermo, Sevilla, Valencia, Rio de Janeiro, Bukarest, Danzig, Königsberg.

He also participated in many festivals in Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Finland, Luxembourg, Spain, Russia and Poland:

  • Berliner Festwochen
  • Musikfestival, Rheingau
  • Musik Triennale, Cologne
  • Lucerne Festival
  • Schumann-Fest, Düsseldorf
  • Frankfurt-Feste
  • Händelfestspiele in Halle, Göttingen and Karlsruhe
  • Bodensee-Festival
  • Flandern Festival
  • Music Week, Perugia
  • Festival St. Denis, Paris
  • Festival de Musica de Canarias
  • International Opera Festival, Buxton
  • Bach-Fest, Schaffhausen
  • Mozart-Tage, Luzern

Thomas Dewald was engaged at various theatres and operas, including the Hamburg State Opera, Frankfurt Opera, Mannheim National Theatre, Karlsruhe State Theatre, Mainz State Theatre, Saarländ State Theatre, Freiburg City Theatre, Zürich Opera, Brussels Royal Theatre, Gent Royal Opera.

Thomas Dewald's parts include amongst others:

  • Tamino in Mozart's The Magic Flute
  • the leading part in Mozart's Idomeneo
  • Don Ottavio in Mozart's Don Giovanni
  • Ferrando in Mozart's Così fan tutte
  • Ernesto in Donizetti's Don Pasquale
  • Amenofe in Donizetti's Mose
  • Lenski in Tchaikovsky's Eugen Onegin
  • Boris in Janacek's Katja Kabanova
  • Lucullus in Brecht/Dessau's The Trial Of Lucullus

Thomas Dewald has collaborated with famous orchestras under the direction of conductors such as Charles Dutoit, Horst Stein, Nello Santi, Gerd Albrecht, Leopold Hager, Sylvain Cambreling, Hartmut Haenchen, Andrew Parrot, Heinz Holliger, Ingo Metzmacher.

Numerous national and international radio and television productions prove the versatile tenor's talent. Records and CDs were released by labels such as Orfeo, Capriccio, Wergo, Teldec, Motette, Arte Nova and Opus 111.

Thomas Dewald was appointed by the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz as Professor for Vocals in 1995.

In 2006 Thomas joined the TSR (True Symphonic Rockestra) to be one of the 3 Rock Tenors together with world-famous rock vocalist James LaBrie from DREAM THEATER and opera award winning ucrainian star tenor Vladimir Grishko, directed by the young & upcoming rock producer Dirk Ulrich for BRAINWORX/Germany and MARINSOUND/Russia.
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