© Moritz Fischer
© Moritz Fischer

David Fischer

– World management for Opera –

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).

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.

In concert David Fischer will appear primarily in works by Joseph Haydn, including Die Schöpfung at Victoria Hall in Geneva and on tour throughout Europe under Philippe Herreweghe as well as Die Jahreszeiten under Ádám Fischer at Tonhalle Düsseldorf. Further engagements will take him with Handel’s Messiah to the Cologne Philharmonic with Bach’s St. Matthew Passion to the Ludwigskirche in Nuremberg and to the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, with Stravinsky’s Pulcinella to the Concert Hall in Warsaw and to the Festival de Beaune with Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte

More recently 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.

He works closely with Finnish pianist Pauliina Tukiainen, with whom he gave recitals at the Swiss “Festival classique des Haudères” in Geneva and at the Schumannfest in Bonn.

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.

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.


July 2020 – For a most recent version of the biography, please contact: Florian Schadhauser