Tomislav Mužek was born in Siegen (Germania) on 1976 from Croatian family. He studied at the University of Music of Wien from 1994 and 2000 with Helene Karusso. With Robert Stoll did studies of Oratorio and Lied and had also lessons with Marianne Spiecker-Henke, Ernesto Palacio and William Jones. In 1999 he won the First Prize at Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition, Osterreich.
During 1999/2000 he was resident artist at the Wien Staatsoper: during the following season he became a resident artist of the Bremen Theater, remaining also for the season 2000/2002.
In November 2002 he successfully made his debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, he sang also Rossini’s Stabat Mater in Mexico City and Haendel’s Saul at Ruhrtriennale (Dortmund, Bothum, Wuppertal), Der fliegende Holländer at Bayreuth’s Festival, Die Zauberflöte in Berlin. He sang at Teatro alla Scala in Milan with Moïse et le Pharaon at the opening season night conducted by Riccardo Muti. He then sang Don Giovanni at the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria at Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Traviata in Wien, Die Zauberflöte in Berlin, Così fan tutte in Florence.
He sang in in leading Houses throughout Europe, in La Bohème at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Così fan tutte at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, at Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and in Geneve, Lucia di Lamermoor in Split and in Dresden, Haendel’s Rinaldo at Teatro alla Scala in Milan and recorded Tamino of Die Zauberflöte in Budapest. He also sang Der fliegende Holländer in Bayreuth, Onegin in Split and Die Zauberflöte in Berlin, Zurich, at Mozart Festival in La Coruña and Reinghold in Munich. At Festival di Stresa he performed in Mozart’s Requiem and La Clemenza di Tito, in Paris L’Elisir d’amore, Salomé and Der Rosenkavalier; in Berlin and at Salzburg Easter Festival Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and furthermore Rossini’s Stabat Mater in Florence, Beethoven’s IX Symphony in Liverpool.
Among his recent and future engagements: L’Elisir d’amore and La Traviata in Hamburg, Don Giovanni in Dresden and Palermo, La Bohème in Münich, Idomeneo in Stresa, Concerts in Manchester and Zagabria, Rigoletto and La Bohème in Spalato, Salome in Madrid, L’Elisir d'amore in Turin and in turnèe in China, Der fliegende Holländer in Münich, Lione and Marseille, Lohengrin in Sao Paulo, Die Zauberflöte, Macbeth, Don Carlo and Eugene Onegin in Dresden.