With his sensational success as Alberich at the Vienna State Opera 2008/09 and now also as Jochanaan, Wotan/Wanderer and Telramund Tomasz Konieczny has established himself at the forefront of outstanding dramatic Bass-Baritones of his generation. Besides WOTAN in the Ring, Vienna has invited him to sing Mandryka, Jack Rance, Amfortas, Scarpia, Cardillac, Pizarro, Kurwenal.
Among his future plans he has guest contracts to sing with the, Bayerischer Staatsoper München, Nationaltheater Warsaw, Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Bayreuther Festspiele, Teatro Real.
Tomasz Konieczny was born in 1972 in Lodz, Poland, where he first studied acting at the Film, TV and Theatre Academy. He made his debut in a film directed by Oscar prize winning director Andrzej Wajda The Ring with the Eagle, following which he worked as actor/director in many TV, film and theatre productions in Poland. It was at that time that he began his vocal studies at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy in Warsaw, after which he went to Dresden where he joined the class of Prof. Christian Elßner at the Hochschule für Musik.