Thomas Faulkner is a member of the solo ensemble at Oper Frankfurt where his roles season include John Claggart in Billy Budd, Alidoro in La Cenerentola, Elviro in Serse, Zuniga in Carmen, Benes Dalibor, Lord Gualtiero I puritani, Jago in Ernani, Ghost of Hector, Mercury and a Soldier in Les Troyens. Thomas will also debut as Masetto in Garsington Opera Festival’s Don Giovanni.
Previously, he was a young artist at the Frankfurt Opera. His roles included Older Passenger in Weinberg’s Die Passagierin, Don Marco in Le Cantrici Villane, Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Short Version) and Perückenmacher in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, Ein Polizeikommissär in Rosenkavalier, Das Portrait / Erzähler in Drei Einakter, Handwerksbursch in Wozzeck, and Einpolnischer Hauptmann in Ivan Susanin. He has also sung with Scottish Opera as Banquo in their touring production of Macbeth, in Orfeounder Ivor Bolton with the Bayerische Staatsoper, and Messenius in Christina Regina di Svezia, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, and Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore for Wexford Festival Opera. Other roles include Second Armed Man in Die Zauberflöte for Garsington Opera, Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro for British Youth Opera, Superintendent Budd in Albert Herring for Royal Academy Opera, Don Pantaleone in Die Drei Pintos for UCOpera, Noye in Noyes Fludde, the title role of Don Pasquale, Elviro in Xerxes, Plutone in Orfeo, and Gremin in Eugene Onegin.
Recent concert engagements include Beethoven IX Symphony with the Dresdner Philharmonie, and Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten with the Nürnberg Sinfoniker. He has recently performed Mozart’s C minor mass at Les Grands Concerts Salle Metropole with Maestro Bertrand de Billy and Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, and Verdi’s Requiem with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.