Highlights of the recent concerts include Mahler´s Das Lied von der Erde in Tokyo with Daisuke Muranaka and AfiA Symphony Orchestra, Penderecki´s The Polish Requiem with Spanish National Orchestra and Antoni Wit in Madri, adn J.S. Bach´s Matthew Passion / evangelist with Turku Filharmonia and Leif Segerstam.
Tuomas Katajala makes also remerkable career as a concert and oratorio singer. He has almost 90 pieces on his concert and oratorio repertory.
Katajala studied at the Sibelius-Academy in Helsinki and continued his studies at the Udo Reinemann´s International Lied Masterclass at the Consevatory of Amsterdam as well as Alberto Zedda´s Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro.
Katajala was awarded the Martti Talvela -stipend, Karita Mattila -prize and the Sibelius Birthplace Medal. He has won the first prize in Musica Sacra international competition in Rome and second prize in Gösta Windbergh competition in Stockholm.