"Highlights were set by the tenor Daniel Pataky as feisty Lenski. His aria before the duel, sung with melting voice and intensity, is one of the most beautiful and impressive moments of the opera." Neue Westfälische
Since the season 2012/2013 Daniel Pataky is a npermanent member of the 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”. In the season 2017/2018 he enjoyed great successes here a.o. as WERTHER (Massenet).
Besides, Daniel Pataky can regularly be heard as a concert soloist with the Bielefeld Philharmonics.
Guest performances brought him as EDGARDO in “Lucia di Lammermoor”, as DON JOSÉ in “Carmen” to the Opera in Debrecen, as OTTO in “Bánk Bán”, as 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.
Daniel Pataky was born in Debrecen/Hungary, where he graduated as a violinist at the Kodály Zoltán Music School. 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 der 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. .
The young Tenor 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.
In Sommer 2016 DANIEL PATAKY made his debut as MAX in “Der Freischütz” at the Eutin Festival and also sang this very role at the Heidelberg Theatre.
In the Season 16/17 he returned to the Budapest State Opera as TAMINO.In autumn 2017 he enthused in concerts with the Vogtland Philharmonic Orchestra.