Thomas Trolldenier
Thomas Trolldenier
Thomas Trolldenier


Thomas Trolldenier


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ass Thomas Trolldenier gained his initial singing experience as a long-term member of the Würzburger Domsingknaben. He studied classical singing at the HMT Leipzig with Prof. Jürgen Kurth, at the HfM Würzburg with Prof. Monika Bürgener and completed his studies at the Zurich University of the Arts with Prof. Scot Weir. He took master classes with Margreet Honig, Christian Gerhaher, Reinhard Hagen, Endrik Wottrich, Daniela Sindram, Cheryl Studer, Regina Werner-Dietrich, Klesie Kelly-Moog, Philipp Moll and Gerold Huber.

Currently he is following a further vocal training with Dorothee Labusch.


In 2014 he was honoree of the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg and thus performed in the Opera ‘Judith’ by Siegfried Matthus. Further opera performances include the parts of  ‘Kühleborn’ in Lortzing’s ‘Undine’, ‘Nardo’ in Mozart’s ‘La finta Giardiniera’, ‘Abbate’ in Busoni’s ‘Arlecchino’ and ‘Marcello’ in Puccini’s ‘La Bohème’. 

He was scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner foundation and first prize winner of the Armin-Knab-Liedwettbewerb 2015. In 2017 he got the advancement award of the ‘Konzertverein Ingolstadt’.


Within a european tour in 2017 with the Freiburger Barockorchester under the baton of René Jacobs he performed the ‘Zweiter Gefangener’ in Beethoven’s opera ‘Leonore’ at the Theater an der Wien, Concertgebouw Amsterdam and Megaron Athen. The very same role he recorded with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, conducted by James Gaffigan. The live-recording was released by Sony Classical in 2019. 


As a concert singer in high demand, he performed at the festivals ‘Heidelberger Frühling’, ‘Mozartfest Würzburg’ and the ‘Bodensee Festival’. Numberous radio broadcasts in Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands are proof of his successful concert activities. In 2015, Thomas Trolldenier made his debut at the Toscanasaal of the Residenz Würzburg with ‘Romanzen der Schönen Magelone’ Op. 33 by Johannes Brahms, accompanied by Gerold Huber.


Among others, he has worked as a soloist with the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, the Staatsorchester Braunschweig, the Vogtland-Philharmonie, and baroque orchestras such as the Freiburger Barockorchester, Hofkappelle München, Münchner Bachsolisten, Sinfonietta Bamber,  La Banda and La Strada Armonica.


With pianist Solvejg Henkhaus he is forming a Liedduo. Since season 17/18 he is a permanent member of the Zürcher Sing-Akademie and is living in Zürich.