Countertenor Tobias Hechler studied under Katharina Rössner-Stütz at the University of the Arts in Bremen and later with Gudrun Pelker at the University of Music, Drama and Media in Hanover. He has also had lessons with Margreet Honig and Don Marrazzo and received support from the Villigst Evangelical Study Foundation.
In the course of the 2020/21 season Tobias Hechler appeared at the Hanover State Opera as Hamed in Zad Moultaka’s König Hamed und Prinzessin Sherifa and in a fully-staged song recital Stimmen: Liebeslieder. In the spring of 2021 he made his debut at the Klagenfurt Municipal Theatre as Guardiano in the world premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino’s Il canto s’attrista, perché?. Past guest engagements have also taken him to the Theatre of Lower Saxony in Hildesheim for Apollo in Britten’s Death in Venice, to the Osnabrück Theatre for Apollo in Mozart’s Apollo et Hyacinthus and to the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus for the Siamese Cat in Massimiliano Matesic’s children’s opera Katze Ivanka. As a concert artist Tobias Hechler has been heard in performances of many works by Bach and Handel as well as Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.