© Moritz Fischer
© Moritz Fischer

David Fischer

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Since the 2019/20 season, tenor David Fischer has been a member of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, where he can be seen as Tybalt (Roméo et Juliette), 3rd Jew (Salome), Harlekin (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) and Steuermann (Der fliegende Holländer).


Further, in the 2020/21 season David Fischer made his debut as Tamino in a new production of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at the Landestheater Salzburg. He will also sing concerts with Ádám Fischer and the Danish Chamber Orchestra at Müpa Budapest and the Royal Academy of Music Copenhagen (Die Schöpfung), and the St. Matthew Passion at St. Michaelis Hamburg under Jörg Endebrock, among others.


David Fischer appeared in Pulcinella with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin under the baton of Sylvain Cambreling in the Berlin Philharmonic and sang Bach’s St. John Passion with the NDR Choir and the NDR Radio Philharmonic in Hanover under the baton of Andrew Manze. With René Jacobs and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra he sang Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) on tour throughout Asia. He also sang Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht at the Liederhalle Stuttgart and the Laeiszhalle Hamburg with Frieder Bernius and his Kammerchor Stuttgart and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.


A European tour with Die Schöpfung under Philippe Herreweghe, Die Jahreszeiten under Ádám Fischer at the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, the St. Matthew Passion with the Windsbacher Knabenchor at the Ludwigskirche Nuremberg and the Alte Oper Frankfurt, Pulcinella at the Concert Hall Warsaw and DieZauberflöte at the Festival de Beaune in France – all these concerts could not take place due to the Corona pandemic.


David Fischer maintains a close collaboration with his Finnish lied partner Pauliina Tukiainen, with whom he gave recitals at the Swiss Festival classique des Haudères, in Geneva and at the Bonn Schumannfest.


From 2017 to 2019 he was a member of the Bonn Opera, where he sang roles such as Jaquino (Fidelio), Horace Adams (Peter Grimes), Remendado (Carmen), Pang (Turandot) and many more. He is also a regular guest at the Leipzig Opera. During the 48th Easter Festival of the Berlin Philharmonic in 2015 he made his opera debut at the Theater Baden-Baden as Trémoloni in Offenbach’s La princesse de Trébizonde


David Fischer studied singing in Freiburg with Reginaldo Pinheiro and attended master classes with Brigitte Fassbaender. In 2016 he won the international music competition “Concours de Genève”. He received his first violin lessons at the age of three and won the national competition “Jugend musiziert” in the category violin solo at the age of twelve.


March 2021 – For a most recent version of the biography, please contact: Florian Schadhauser