Overture – bass baritone, singer, professor


We proudly present …

… an extraordinary artist: Thomas Quasthoff.

The press cannot praise him highly enough; he is acclaimed as “a miraculous voice”, “an exceptional singer” or as “one of the most remarkable singers of his generation”.  Again and again, his unique qualities enrich the world of singing and music.

All over the world, he captivates his audiences with his love of music, his unique talent and the unbelievable energy he exudes on stage. “I want to give my audience the highest standard of entertainment possible – being a good singer is not enough.”

Welcome to Thomas Quasthoff’s official website. Here you can find out more about the singer’s artistic and private life, or catch up on the latest news and recordings.

Press Release from 20th July 2015

Thomas Quasthoff conducts

At the invitation of Martin T:son Engstroem, Thomas Quasthoff meets a new challenge. On July 24, 2015 he conducted Bach’s St Matthew Passion for the first time in Verbier.

When Thomas Quasthoff confronted the public with his decision to withdraw from his active career as a singer at the beginning of 2012, the music world staggered for a moment. Quasthoff’s reasons, however, met with undivided respect…

Please read the attached Press Release July 2015


Entführung aus dem Serail

The Abduction from the Seraglio

W. A. Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailJuli 2015
Deutsche Grammophon 0289 479 4064 7

Diana Damrau · Anna Prohaska
Rolando Villazón · Paul Schweinester
Franz-Josef Selig · Thomas Quasthoff
Vocalensemble Rastatt
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Yannick Nézet-Séguin

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