Texas Tech University

Eric Stoklossa

Associate Professor of Voice

Email: Eric.Stoklossa@ttu.edu

School of Music, Room 235

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Eric Stoklossa, the acclaimed tenor from Dresden, Germany, has made a significant impact on the international opera and concert scene. With performances at prestigious venues such as the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, Opera Bastille, and the Wiener Festwochen, Stoklossa has collaborated with renowned conductors and captivated audiences worldwide.

Beyond his operatic achievements, Stoklossa is highly regarded for his oratorio performances, including Bach's St. Matthew Passion, B-Minor-Mass, and St. John Passion, as well as works by Haydn and Dvořák. His rendition of Bach's St. John Passion has taken him to esteemed concert halls across Europe and even to Shanghai for its first official performance in China.

Recent highlights of Stoklossa's career include notable projects such as Korngold's Tote Stadt, tours featuring Bach's St. Matthew Passion, and the world premieres of Richard Flury's song cycle Rosen and a new English version of Schumann's Dichterliebe named The Poet's Love(r).

Since 2019, Stoklossa has held a professorship at Texas Tech University, where he teaches voice lessons and courses in Oratorio Literature and German diction. Alongside his teaching, he performs regularly in Texas, promoting German Lied and Bach's music in the region, demonstrating his commitment to nurturing the next generation of musical talents.