Tobias Gossmann received his professional training at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria, where he studied violin, piano, and orchestra conducting. He has worked with the world’s leading conductors including Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Bernhard Haitink, Sir Neville Marriner, Gianandrea Noseda, Peter Schneider in concerts, operas and recordings. His professional career began as the leader and concertmaster of the Viennese chamber orchestra Maurice Ravel Ensemble. Later he held the position of associate concertmaster in the symphonic orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. Tobias has been a guest with the Festival Orchestra of Canford in England, the Folkwang Chamber Orchestra Essen in Germany, the Radio FM Orchestra Sofia in Bulgaria, the Radio Orchestra Pilsen in the Czech Republic, the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra in Romania, the Cadaqués Orchestra, the Oviedo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra Extremadura and the Orchestra Córdoba in Spain, the Bottega Armonica and the Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia in Italy, the Portuguese Philharmonic Orchestra and the Portuguese Philharmonic Academic Orchestra in Portugal among others.
As a conductor, Tobias has led many orchestras, including the National Orchestra of Thailand. He toured a Japan with Super World Orchestra, and participated in recordings and TV productions for the International Music Festival Tokyo. He returned to Japan in 2009 and 2013 with Symphony Orchestra Camerata XXI and in 2017 and 2019 with Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia. With the same orchestra he will tour to China in 2020 and with the Portuguese Philharmonic Orchestra to Japan in 2021. From 2003 to 2016 Tobias was Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra Camerata XXI in Tarragona, and in 2018 he was named Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the University of Alicante in Spain.