" 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."
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.