Tomáš Král baritone
Since 2005 baritone Tomáš Král has appeared with many of the best-known European ensembles, including Collegium Vocale Gent, La Venexiana, Vox Luminis, Holland Baroque, B’Rock Orchestra, Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Collegium 1704, Collegium Marianum, and Musica Florea.
In a new collaboration with Raphaël Pichon and his ensemble Pygmalion, he performed several of Bach’s cantatas and the role of Jesus in the St John Passion.
Other highlights of the season included concert tours of Handel’s Israel in Egypt and Bach’s Mass in B minor with Collegium 1704 and Purcell’s Hail! Bright Cecilia at the Konzerthaus in Vienna with Le Poème Harmonique. Tomáš started a new collaboration with Dunedin Consort celebrating the work of Bach including the Matthäus-Passion conducted by Trevor Pinnock and other cantatas conducted by John Butt.
His many recordings include such rarities as the Missa Votiva and the Lamentationes by the great Bohemian master Jan Dismas Zelenka, Bach’s Mass in B minor with Collegium 1704, and Leoš Janáček’s Moravian Folk Songs.