David Padua


David is a British tenor who studied French and German at Cambridge University and the Pantheon Sorbonne before balancing a career in the City of London with private tuition in voice and piano.

Recent roles include Steersman/The Flying Dutchman, Roderigo/Otello, Reverend Horace Adams/Peter Grimes, Abdallo/Nabucco, Second Philistine/Samson et Dalila and First Grail Knight/Parsifal. At Morley Opera School, David performed as Tamino, Eisenstein, the Tenor in Ariadne of Naxos, Fenton in Sir John in Love, Bartley in Riders to the Sea and as Paolino in Il Matrimonio Segreto.

He has performed masterclasses with Adrian Thompson, David Syrus, John DeHaan and Mark Shanahan and was nominated for Best Actor in CinOpera’s debut short film for the 48HR Film Festival.

Previously for Longborough: Chorus/Der fliegende Holländer, An Officer/Ariadne auf Naxos (2018)