BIOGRAPHY

"...the spacefilling singing of Tijl Faveyts as Fasolt was impressive, dressed as soldier, he provided excitement with his powerfull thrilling bass voice..." S. Barnstorf, Opernglas

The Belgian bass Tijl Faveyts first attracted international attention when he sang Sarastro in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Aix-en-Provence Festival at the age of only 26. International guest engagements have recently taken Tijl Faveyts to the Bavarian State Opera Munich as Vanuzzi DIE SCHWEIGSAME FRAU, to the Concertgebouw Amsterdam as Fasolt DAS RHEINGOLD, to the Konzerthaus Berlin as Eremit DER FREISCHÜTZ and to the Semperoper Dresden as Re AIDA under the baton of Christian Thielemann.

Tijl Faveyts was an ensemble member at the Theater St. Gallen and the Aalto-Theater Essen (2013 to 2019), where he was able to develop a broad repertoire. Among them are roles like Daland DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER, König Marke TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Commendatore DON GIOVANNI, Osmin DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL, Don Basilio IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, Sparafucile RIGOLETTO, Ramphis AIDA, Oroveso NORMA, Hunding DIE WALKÜRE, Doctor WOZZECK, Ferrando IL TROVATORE, Gremin EUGEN ONEGIN, Comte des Grieux MANON and many others. Since the 19-20 season, the artist has been a ensemble member of the Komische Oper Berlin.

 

Guest engagements have taken him to the Semper Opera Dresden, the Bonn Opera, the Vlaamse Opera, the Opéra de Lille, the Théâtre de la Monnaie Brussels, the Gärtnerplatztheater Munich, the Wiener Festwochen, the Theater an der Wien, the ABAO Bilbao, the Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, the Oper Leipzig, the Staatsoper Stuttgart, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall Moscow, the Lincoln Center New York, the NCPA Beijing and the Israeli Opera Tel Aviv.

Tijl Faveyts works with renowned conductors such as: Giacomo Sagripanti, Kazushi Ono, Fabio Luisi, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Carlo Rizzi, Kent Nagano, Daniel Harding, Antonino Fogliani, Frank Beermann, Marc Albrecht, Tomas Netopil and stage directors such as Mariame Clément, Barrie Kosky, Frank Castorf, Tatjana Gürbaca, Guy Joosten, Vincent Broussard and Stefan Herheim.

 

As a concert singer, he is regularly invited to sing at venues such as the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, the

Musikverein and Konzerthaus Vienna, Philharmonie Cologne, the Concertgebouw Bruges and the

Concertgebouw Amsterdam. His repertoire ranges from Bach's oratorios, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Mendelssohn to the 20th century.

Upcoming engagements: Landgraf Hermann TANNHÄUSER at the Teatro Modena and Teatro Reggio Emilia, Re AIDA at the Semperoper Dresden and Wassermann RUSSALKA and Claudius HAMLET at the Komische Oper Berlin.