Tilmann Unger's wide-ranging repertoire and expressive stage presence have made him a much sought-after guest on opera and concert stages.

In the 2023/24 season, two major role debuts are in Tilmann Unger's schedule.
He will perform the role of the stranger in Korngold's Das Wunder der Heliane in a new production under the musical direction of Jac van Steen at the Nederlandse Reisopera.
Later on in the season he will appear as Tristan for the first time in a new production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde at the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau.
The third new production of the season features Beethoven's Fidelio at the Theater Magdeburg (musical direction Anna Skryleva, stage direction Ilaria Lanzino), in which he will be heard as Florestan.

Following his engagements at the Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, the Staatstheater Augsburg and the Gärtnerplatztheater München, Tilmann Unger has been freelancing since 2012.

Guest engagements have taken him to the Komische Oper Berlin, Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, Semperoper Dresden, Staatsoper Hannover, Oper Leipzig, Nationaltheater Mannheim, the Staatstheater in Braunschweig, Mainz, Nürnberg and Wiesbaden, the theatres in Lübeck, Magdeburg and Münster and the Deutsches Nationaltheater in Weimar, among others. In Austria he has made guest appearances at the Graz Opera, the Landestheater in Innsbruck and Linz and at the Volksoper Wien.

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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