Tomasz Wija

Tomasz Wija received his musical training from Tom Krause.
He has been a member of the ensemble of the Meininger Staatstheater since the 2019/20 season. There he takes on the roles of Biterolf in Wagner's "Tannhäuser", Daland in "Der fliegende Holländer", Rambaldo in Puccini's "La Rondine", and Morales in "Carmen" by Bizet.
From 2011 to 2014, the bass-baritone was part of the ensemble of the Staatstheater Kassel, and from 2014 to 2019, he was part of the ensemble of the Oldenburg Staatstheater.
 His repertoire includes roles such as Achilla in "Giulio Cesare", Ariodate in "Serse", thetitle roles in "Hercules" and "Saul" by G. F. Handel, Guglielmo in Mozart's "Così fan tutte" and Alcandro in Vivaldi's "L'Olimpiade," Figaro and Conte Almaviva in Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro," Bottom and Theseus in Britten's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Escamillo in Bizet's "Carmen" and the title role in Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd," as well as Raimondo in "Lucia di Lammermoor" by Donizetti and Alidoro in Rossini's "La Cenerentola."

Guest engagements took him to the Theater Magdeburg, the Hessisches Theater Wiesbaden and the Staatstheater Braunschweig. In November 2017, he made his debut as Parsi Rustomji in the opera "Satyagraha" by Philip Glass at the Komische Oper Berlin. In May 2019, he made his debut at the Handel Festival Halle as Tolomeo in "Giuli Cesare" under Michael Hofstetter, directed by Peter Konwitschny.
As a concert singer, the bass-baritone, accompanied by the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, was a guest in Japan for the first time in June 2014 with Beethoven's Symphony N° 9.
In 2015, he appeared at the Poznań Philharmonic in Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana."
In summer 2017 Tomasz Wija made his debut as Comte Capulet in Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette" at the Audi Concerts Ingolstadt with the Munich Radio Orchestra.