Thomas Mohr received his training at the musical academy of Lübeck, where he gained his diploma and passed his concert examination with distinction. While still a student he won first prizes at s’Hertogenbosch, at VDMK competition in Berlin and at the Walther Gruner competition in London. After Bremen and Mannheim he joined Bonn Opera and worked there with renowned directors and sang roles such as Silvio, Albert, di Luna, Lescaut and Germont père. Mohr also scored successes as Eisenstein, Peter the broom-maker, Count Almaviva and Papageno. He was seen on the concert platform in Orff’s Carmina burana, Brahms’ German Requiem and Britten’s War Requiem. Since 1997 Thomas Mohr works freelance. His widespread activities have led him to many of the most important concert halls and famous opera houses worldwide, where he worked with renowned conductors.
A few years ago Thomas Mohr changed Fach, he switched from Baritone to Heldentenor. During the 2005/06 season he made highly successful appearances as Idomeneo and as Siegmund in Robert Carsen’s Ring des Nibelungen and saw his much noted debut as Parsifal in Erfurt in April 2006. Afterwards he made his debut as Max in new Freischütz productions in Cologne and St. Gallen, as Officer in Hindemith’s Cardillac at Dresden’s Semperoper as well as Loge in Wagner’s Rheingold at Leipzig Oper. This was followed by new productions of Walküre in “Ring Halle/Ludwigshafen”, Parsifal at Malmö Opera, Chemnitz Opera and Poznan’s Opera, Siegfried (Götterdämmerung) and Max at Leipzig Oper. Thomas Mohr made his debut as Siegfried (Siegfried) in Minden in 2017 and in 2018 he has performed a tenor role in every opera of the entire “Ring in Minden”.
His concert activites include Mahler’s Lied von der Erde, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, Schönberg’s Gurrelieder, Pfitzner’s Von deutscher Seele, Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang and Bruchs’s Loreley.
Since 2002 he has been teaching singing at the Bremen Academy of Arts.