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David Padua

Voice Type:

Tenor

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, German, French

Opera

Lensky
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Park Opera
2020
Arbace and High Priest
Idomeneo (Mozart)
Rose Opera
2019
Monostatos
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Opera Kensington
2019
Malcolm
MacBeth (Verdi)
Park Opera
2019
An Officer
Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss, R)
Longborough Festival Opera
2018
Abdallo
Nabucco (Verdi)
Brent Opera
2018
Reverend Horace Adams
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Independent
2018
Lensky
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Opera Foundry
2018
Second Philistine
Samson and Delilah (Saint-Saëns)
Grimeborn Opera
2017
Roderigo
Otello (Verdi)
Fulham Opera
2017
Belmonte
Die Entführüng aus dem Serail (Mozart)
Opera Foundry
2017
Lyonel
Martha (Von Flotow)
Opera Foundry
2017
First Grail Knight
Parsifal (Wagner)
Elemental Opera
2016
Steersman
Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner)
Fulham Opera
2016
Pierre
The Wandering Scholar (Holst)
Morley Opera
2015
Bartley
Riders to the Sea (Vaughan Williams)
Morley Opera
2015
Fenton
Sir John in Love (Vaughan Williams)
Morley Opera
2015
Tamino
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Morley Opera
2015
Tenor (Prologue)
Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss, R)
Morley Opera
2015
Paolino
Il Matrimonio Segreto (Cimarosa)
Morley Opera
2014

Operetta/G&S

Eisenstein
Die Fledermaus (Strauss, J)
Opera Kensington
2018
Sneak 2
Gariné (Tchouhadjian)
Grimeborn Opera
2015
Eisenstein
Die Fledermaus (Strauss, J)
Morley Opera
2015

Contemporary Opera

The Porter
The Porter (Jonathan Whiting)
Green Opera
2020
Bob
Hello Alice (Dan Gilchrist)
Green Opera
2020

Chorus

2nd Tenor
Mefistofele (Boito)
Chelsea Opera Group
2019
1st Tenor
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Independent
2018
2nd Tenor
Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner)
Longborough Festival Opera
2018
1st Tenor
Nabucco (Verdi)
Brent Opera
2018
1st Tenor
MacBeth (Verdi)
Brent Opera
2017
2nd Tenor
Samson and Delilah (Saint-Saëns)
Grimeborn Opera
2017
2nd Tenor
Götterdämmerung Acts 2 & 3 (Wagner)
The Mastersingers
2017
1st Tenor
Parsifal (Wagner)
Elemental Opera
2016
1st Tenor
Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner)
Fulham Opera
2015
1st Tenor
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Grimeborn Opera
2015
1st Tenor
Gariné (Tchouhadjian)
Grimeborn Opera
2015

Oratorio/Concerts

Soloist
Legacy and Hope Concert (Richard Thompson)
Pegasus Opera Company
2020
Tenor Soloist
Mozart Requiem (Mozart)
Mosaic Chamber Choir
2019

Film/TV

The Searcher
Love in Chains (Based on Die Lorelei by Franz Liszt)
Cinopera
2015

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert COVID-cancelled

De Miei Bollenti Spiriti from La Traviata (Alfredo)

Nella Notte d'April (F.P.Tosti)

Abdallo - Nabucco - Brent Opera 2018 (credit: Robert Workman)

Abdallo - Nabucco - Brent Opera 2018 (credit: Robert Workman)

Abdallo - Nabucco - Brent Opera 2018 (credit: Robert Workman)

Chorus Tenor - The Flying Dutchman - Longborough Festival Opera 2018 (credit:Matthew Williams-Ellis)

Chorus Tenor - The Flying Dutchman - Longborough Festival Opera 2018 (credit:Matthew Williams-Ellis)

David Padua headshot

David Padua profile shot

Malcolm - MacBeth 2019

Offizier - Ariadne auf Naxos - Longborough Festival Opera 2018 (credit: Matthew Williams-Ellis)

Offizier - Ariadne auf Naxos - Longborough Festival Opera 2018 (credit: Matthew Williams-Ellis)

Pegasus Opera Mentoring Programme 2020

Second Philistine - Samson et Dalila - Grimeborn 2017 (credit: Robert Workman)

Tenor Soloist, Mozart Requiem

Vladimir Lensky - Eugene Onegin, 2020 (credit: Mike Cross)

Vladimir Lensky - Eugene Onegin, 2020 (credit: Mike Cross)

Vladimir Lensky - Eugene Onegin, 2020 (credit: Mike Cross)

Nominated for Best Actor in the 48hr Short Film Festival (2015)

'David Padua’s rendition of Lensky’s Aria from Yevgeny Onegin was, for me, an object lesson in how to inhabit a lyric and communicate the content.' Review by Francis Vine published on Mark Aspen reviews. (2017)

Opera Mentoring Programme (Ronald Samm and Sir Willard White as mentors)
Pegasus Opera Company
2020
Melofonetica Italian Coaching Course with Mark Shanahan and Matteo Delle Fratte
National Opera Studio
2015
Singers Masterclass, Advanced coaching of Operatic repertoire - Anthony Roden
Morley College
2015
Morley Opera School
Morley College
2014–2015
Acting for Beginners with Ronnie McCann
Central Saint Martins, University of London
2014
Solo Singing Course and Masterclass with Adrian Thompson
Abingdon
2014
BA Arts in Modern and Medieval Languages, French and German
University of Cambridge, Jesus College
1995–1999

David Padua is a British lyric tenor who studied French & German at Cambridge and the Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris.
Recent roles include Vladimir Lensky (Eugene Onegin, Park Opera), Arbace and High Priest (Idomeneo, Rose Opera), Monostatos (The Magic Flute) and Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus, both with Opera Kensington), Officer (Ariadne auf Naxos, Longborough Festival Opera), Steersman (Der Fliegende Holländer) and Roderigo (Otello, Verdi, both with Fulham Opera) as well as Reverend Horace Adams (Peter Grimes), Abdallo (Nabucco, Brent Opera) and Second Philistine (Samson and Delilah, Grimeborn Opera). At Morley Opera school David performed in Opera scenes as Tamino, Eisenstein, the Tenor in the Prelude to Ariadne of Naxos and as Paolino (Il Matrimonio Segreto); David took part in the 125th Anniversary celebrations of Morley College in the roles of Fenton (Sir John in Love) and Bartley (Riders to the Sea) in fully staged productions directed by Jonathan Cocker and with Alice Farnham conducting the Brandenburg Sinfonia.
Recently David has performed as tenor soloist in Mozart's Requiem and was accepted on the Mentoring Programme under Ronald Samm and Sir Willard White with Pegasus Opera where he performed in their Legacy and Hope concert for Black History Month. David has performed masterclasses with David Syrus (ROH), Mark Shanahan (National Opera Studio) and Adrian Thompson (Guildhall School of Music and Drama) and was nominated for Best Actor in CinOpera's short film 'Love in Chains' for the 48 HR film festival.

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