Daniel Pataky Tenor


" Tenor Daniel Pataky as vivacious Lenski was brilliant. His aria before the duel, sung with plenty of melodiousness and fervour, was one of the highlights of the opera."
Neue Westfälische

Since the season 2012/2013 Daniel Pataky is a permanent member of the Bielefeld Theatre. He could already be seen here in numerous roles, such as ALFRED in ‚Die Fledermaus’, LENSKI in ‘Eugen Onegin’, FERRANDO in ‘Così fan tutte’ and 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’ and WALTHER in ‘Tannhäuser’.
Moreover, he regularly sings concerts with the Bielefeld Philharmonic Orchestra.

Guest engagements already brought him as EDGARDO in ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ and as DON JOSÉ in ‘Carmen’to the Debrecen Opera House and as 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 this very Opera House.

Daniel Pataky was born in Debrecen/Hungry. He started his musical education with violon studies 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 wan the Annie Fischer ‚Musical performer scholarship from the National Ministry of Culture‘, in 2005 and 2007 he was awarded the ‚Sandor Konya Scholarship‘, in 2006 he wan the ‚Scholarship der Foundation for Talented Youths, Debrecen‘ and in 2008/2009 the ‚E-ON Hungary scholarship‘. In 2009 he was awarded the ‚Junior Prima Prize‘.

Concerts brought the likeable tenor a.o. China, Japan, Romania, Austria, Germany and the Netherlands.

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

In 2015 the young tenor became the Prize of BIELEFELDER OPERNTALER.

In summer 2016 DANIEL PATAKY makes his debut as MAX in ‚DerFreischütz’ at the Eutin Festival.. In the season 16/17 he returns as TAMINOto the Budapest State Opera.


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.
Tenor Daniel Pataky gives a touching portrayal of the desperate title character.
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.'

Bielefeld Theatre - Macbeth - MACDUFF
Daniel Pataky presented Macduff with quiet granduer'
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.'
'... he succeeded in imprressing the audience, which brought him plenty of applause.'
'Excellent Daniel Pataky's Lenski'
Capriccio Kulturforum
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.'
Bielefeld Theatre - Die Zauberflöte - TAMINO
'Daniel Pataky sings Tamino with lyrical sensitivity.'
'Daniel Pataky performs a brilliant tenor part, sensibely, with delicate melodiousness, rarely showing off.'
Bielefeld Theatre - Madama Butterfly - PINKERTON
'Pinkerton (Daniel Pataky with enchanting belcanto glaze) ...'
Eutin Festival - Der Freischütz - MAX
Theater Bielefeld - Die Zauberflöte - TAMINO
Theater Bielefeld - Die Fledermaus - ALFRED
Theater Bielefeld - Macbeth - MACDUFF