Daniel Pataky Tenor
 
  BIOGRAPHY  

 

"He manages to gain both heroic brilliance and lyrical glaze from his slender, flexible tenor voice.”
Das Opernglas on ‘Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe’

In the season 2020/21 Daniel Pataky portrays PAGANINI i the opera by Lehar at the Bremerhaven Theatre. In 2019 he made his successful debut as TOM RAKEWALL in “The Rake’s Progress” at the Mecklenburg Vorpommern Municipal Theatre. In the same year he sang FERRANDO in “Cosi fan tutte” at the Budapest State Opera.

Since the season 2012/2013 Daniel Pataky is a permanent member of the Bielefeld Opera House, where he appeared in many roles, such as ALFRED in “Die Fledermaus”, LENSKI in “Eugen Onegin”, FERRANDO in “Così fan tutte”. TAMINO in “Die Zauberflöte”, MALE CHORUS in “The Rape of Lucretia”, PINKERTON in “Madama Butterfly”, SALI in “Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe”, LAERTE in “Hamlet” as well as WALTHER in “Tannhäuser”. Lately, he also was very successful here as WERTHER (Massenet) and as ALFREDO in “La Traviata”.
Besides, Daniel Pataky can regularly be heard as a concert soloist with the Bielefeld Philharmonics.

Moreover, guest performances brought him as EDGARDO in “Lucia di Lammermoor” and as DON JOSÉ in “Carmen” to the Debrecen Opera, as OTTO in “Bánk Bán”, TAMINO in “Die Zauberflöte” and as MATTEO in “Arabella” to the Budapest State Opera. In 2014 he sang his first NEMORINO in “L’elisire d’amore“ at the Budapest State Opera. In 2016 he made his debut as MAX in “Der Freischütz” at the Eutin Festival and equally performed this role at the Heidelberg Theatre. In 2016/17 he was RINUCCIO at the Krefeld-Mönchengladbach Theatre and at the Saaremaa Opera Festival in Estonia. Further guest performances took him to the Detmold Municipal Theatre and the Theatre of Lower Saxony.

Daniel Pataky was born in Debrecen/Hungary, where he graduated as a violinist at the Kodály Zoltán Music School in his native town. From 2005 to 2010 he studied singing at the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy, Budapest.

In 2006 he was awarded the Annie Fischer ‚Musical performer scholarship from the National Ministry of Culture‘. In 2005 and 2007 he wan the ‚Sandor Konya Scholarship‘, in 2006 he was granted the scholarship of the Foundation for Talented Youths Debrecen and in 2008/2009 he became the ‚E-ON Hungary scholarship‘. In 2009 he was also awarded the‚ Junior Prima Prize‘.

Concerts brought the congenial tenor to China, Japan, Rumania, Austria, Germany and the Netherlands, just to name a few. . In 2017 he sang for the first time concerts with the Vogtland Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2019 he performed with the Nuremburg Symphonic Orchestra in the Meistersingerhalle in Nuremburg.

Daniel Pataky has already worked with renowned personalities such as Eva Marton, Giuseppe Giacomini, Helmuth Rilling, Peter Schreier, Stefan Soltesz or Tamas Vasary.

In 2015 he became the BIELEFELDER OPERNTALER Prize.

In 2020 he sings BOLESLAV in “The Polish Wedding” at the Dresden State Operetta and sings a series of New Year Concerts with the Vogtland Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

 
 
 
REVIEWS
 
Theater Bielefeld - DON CARLO
With clear peaks Daniel Pataky easily meets the challenges of the title role and credibly plays the young man's troubles.
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Tenor Daniel Pataky gives a touching portrayal of the desperate title character.
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Eutin Festival - Der Freischütz - MAX

'...his facial play and his gestures personify Max' youth, naivety and desperation in such an impressive way, it turns his acting really into something outstanding.'

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Bielefeld Theatre - Macbeth - MACDUFF
Daniel Pataky presented Macduff with quiet granduer'
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Bielefeld Theatre - Eugen Onegin - LENSKI
'The best vocal impression made the tenor Daniel Pataky as Lenski. Not only with his touching Kuda, kuda but also by his metamorphosis from an enthusiast in love to a hothead boiling with rage.'
Opernnetz
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'... he succeeded in imprressing the audience, which brought him plenty of applause.'
Operapoint
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'Excellent Daniel Pataky's Lenski'
Capriccio Kulturforum
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Bielefeld Theatre - Cosi fan tutte - FERRANDO
'Daniel Pataky's Ferrando sings a rather rigid Italian, which was however compensated by his beautiful tenor voice and his secure sense of style.'
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Bielefeld Theatre - Die Zauberflöte - TAMINO
'Daniel Pataky sings Tamino with lyrical sensitivity.'
Opernnetz
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'Daniel Pataky performs a brilliant tenor part, sensibely, with delicate melodiousness, rarely showing off.'
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Bielefeld Theatre - Madama Butterfly - PINKERTON
'Pinkerton (Daniel Pataky with enchanting belcanto glaze) ...'
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ON STAGE
Eutiner Festspiele - Der Freischütz – MAX
 
Eutin Festival - Der Freischütz - MAX
 
Theater Bielefeld - Die Zauberflöte - TAMINO
 
Theater Bielefeld - Die Fledermaus - ALFRED
 
Theater Bielefeld - Macbeth - MACDUFF