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John Daszak



In the 20131/14 Season British tenor sings Ägisth in The Royal Opera's production of Elektra. His previous roles for the Company have included Zinovy Ismailov (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk), Antonio (The Tempest) and Count Elemer (Arabella).

Daszak studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Royal Northern College of Music and the Accademia d’Arte Lirica, Osimo. His roles have included Siegfried (Götterdämmerung) at the Theatro Municipal, São Paulo, Captain Vere (Billy Budd) for the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Pierre (War and Peace) for English National Opera and Jim Mahoney (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny) for Komische Oper, Berlin.

Daszak’s concert performances have included Gurrelieder under De Billy at the Enescu Festival, Budapest, Verdi’s Requiem under Robertson with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Beethoven’s Symphony no.9 under Jurowski with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.