Tilmann Unger impresses in the dramatic repertoire with Wagner roles such as Siegfried ((Siegfried & Götterdämmerung), Siegmund (Walküre), Loge (Rheingold), Walther von Stolzing (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) and Parsifal, but also as Tambourmajor in Wozzeck by A. Berg, as Max (Freischütz), Stewa and Albert Gregor in Jenůfa and Die Sache Makropulos by Janáček, as Grigori (Boris Godunov), Hans (Die verkaufte Braut), Babinsky (Schwanda, der Dudelsackpfeifer), Jim Mahoney (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny) or also as Tassilo (Gräfin Mariza) and Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus).
He has worked with conductors such as Patrick Lange, Sir Roger Norrington, Ainārs Rubiķis, Jac van Steen and Christopher Ward as well as with stage directors such as Calixto Bieto, Andreas Homoki, Peter Konwitschny, Josef Köpplinger and Jakob Peters-Messer, to name but a few.
Concerts have taken him to the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Laeiszhalle Hamburg, the Philharmonie am Gasteig München, the Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg, the Wiener Konzerthaus, to festivals such as the Tiroler Beethoventage and the Kissinger Sommer, as well as to Canada, the USA and Asia.
His concert repertoire includes works such as Beethoven's Missa solemnis and Symphony No. 9, Bruch's oratorio Moses or Bruckner's Te Deum as well as Das klagende Lied and Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler.
In 2007 Tilmann Unger was awarded the Bavarian "Kunstförderpreis".
He was born in Villingen and studied at the Musicology Department of the University of Freiburg and at the University of Music Würzburg.
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