Thomas Lander received his training at the Royal University College of Music in Stockholm and the Stockholm University College of Opera. Directly after his studies he was engaged at a number of foreign stages, including the Staatsoper in Hamburg, the Volksoper in Vienna, Niedersächsische Staatsoper in Hanover, the festival in Aix-en-Provence and the opera houses of Lyon, Karlsruhe, Munich and Bremen.
Today he is a freelancing opera and concert singer with Sweden as his home base. In Sweden he has performed on stages such as Folkoperan, Malmö Opera, the Göteborg Opera, Drottningholms Slottsteater, NorrlandsOperan, the Läckö Castle Opera and Opera på Skäret.
His repertoire includes the Count in Figaro’s Wedding, Papageno and the Speaker in The Magic Flute, the title role in Don Giovanni, Guglielm o and Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore, Silvio in Pajazzo, Czar Peter in Zar und Zimmermann, Scarpia in Tosca, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliette and the title role in The Flying Dutchman. His most recent roles include Havgrad in Poet and Prophetess at NorrlansOperan and Cape Town Opera in South Africa as well as Ned Keene in Peter Grimes, also at NorrlandsOperan.
At the Göteborg Opera he has performed Ford in Falstaff and Ping in Turandot.
Thomas Lander also has a comprehensive romance and concert repertoire and has done a number of radio, TV and CD recordings.