Dávid Tarnai


Dávid Tarnai
Photographer: Zsolt Dékány
Chorus singer
Member of the Chorus since: 2013

Education and training:
Schools:
Leöwey Klára (Andor Ilona) Primary School and Voice/Music Programme (1989-1997)
Bláthy Ottó Titusz Technical High School, Budapest (1997-2001)
Aelia Sabina Zeneiskola - solo voice department - teacher: Melinda Lugosi, Budapest (1999-2005)
Béla Bartók Conservatory - solo voice department - teacher: Mária Fekete, Budapest (2005-2007)
University of Pécs Department of Music - classical voice performance, B.A. - teacher: Tamás Szüle (2007-2010)
University of Szeged Department of Music - opera voice performance, MA - teacher: István Andrejcsik (2010-2012)
Current voice teacher: Gábor Németh (2013-)
Master classes:
Éva Marton (Szeged, 2009, 2010, 2011)
Mária Temesi (Szeged, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Adrienne Csengery (Pécs, 2009)
György Orbán (Pécs, 2009)
Yevgeny Nesterenko (Budapest, 2009, 2010, 2012)
Boldizsár Keönch (Balassagyarmat, 2011)
Leontina Vaduva (Cluj-Napoca, 2012)
Anda Tabacaru Hogea (Cluj-Napoca, 2012)
Petre Sbarcea (Cluj-Napoca, 2012)
Éva Bátori (Budapest, 2013)
Dénes Gulyás (Budapest, Baja, 2015)
Miklós Király (Baja, 2015)

Competitions:
Third National Inter-Conservatory Singing Competitions, Saint Stephen Music House, Budapest – Second place in Category Two (2005)
University of Pécs Department of Music Award of Excellence competition, Pécs – Award of Outstanding Excellence for Mussorgsky's song Seminarian (2010)
University of Szeged Faculty of Music Student Research Conference – performing artists' section – Shared first place with Katalin Töreky for course work on the symbolism in Bluebeard's Castle, Szeged (2011)
Fourth Szeged Contemporary Music Competition, University of Szeged Department of Music – Award of Excellence for György Kurtág's Three Songs to Poems by János Pilinszky (2012)
31st National Student Research Conference XXXI, Eszterházy Károly College, Eger – Artistic section, musical performance – voice category – Shared third place with Katalin Töreky for course work on the symbolism in Bluebeard's Castle (2013)

Awards and recognitions:
Scholarship of the Republic of Hungary for the 2008/2009 academic year at the University of Pécs's Faculty of Arts (2008)
Scholarship of the Republic of Hungary for the 2011/2012 academic year at the University of Szeged's Department of Music (2011)
Cluj-Napoca Viva Vox Opera Fesztival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania – Best performance for Béla Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle (2012)

Professional career:
Pécs Mecsek Chamber Opera, Pécs
- Kacsóh: John the Valiant – Sergeant (2008)
Pécs Basilica, Pécs
- Michael Haydn: Requiem – bass solo (2009)
- Aurél Tillai: 115th Psalm – bass solo (2009)
Sziget Festival, Budapest
- Pergolesi: La serva padrona – Uberto (2010)
- Mozart: Bastien und Bastienne – Colas (2011)
Deák Square Lutheran Church, Budapest
- Bach: Cantata No. 154 – bass solo (2011)
Balassagyarmat International Music Camp, Vármegyeháza, Balassagyarmat
- Orff: Carmina Burana – baritone solo (2011)
Zugló Lutheran Church, Budapest
- Bach: Cantata No. 70 – bass solo (2011)
Óbuda Social Club, Budapest
- Kodály: Háry János – Háry (2012)
Müpa Budapest
- Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle – Bluebeard (2012)
Cluj-Napoca Viva Vox Opera Festival, Cluj-Napoca Hungarian Opera, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (2012)
- Mozart: Der Schauspieldirektor – Buff (2012)
- Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle – Bluebeard (2012)
- Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore – Belcore (2012)
Miskolc Opera Festival, Miskolc National Theatre, Miskolc
- Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle – Bluebeard (2012)
ELTE Aula Magna, Budapest
- György Orbán: Christmas Oratorio – bass solo (2012)
Szeged National Theatre, Szeged
- Mozart: Der Schauspieldirektor – Buff (2012)
- Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle – Bluebeard (2012)
- Giordano: Andrea Chénier – Fléville (2012)
- György Ránki: King Pomádé's New Clothes – Nyársatnyelt Tóbiás (2013)
- Verdi: Rigoletto – Marullo (2013)
Buda Castle Lutheran Church, Budapest
- Liszt: Via crucis – baritone solo (2013)
- Telemann: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr – bass solo (2013)
POTE Aula, Pécs
- Wirth: Kosztolányi Cantata – baritone solo (2014)
- Balatoni: The Relics of Attila József - Songs – baritone solo (2014)
Fészek Music Club, Budapest
- Pergolesi: La serva padrona – Uberto (2014)
Church of Hungarian Saints, Budapest
- Bach: St. Matthew Passion – bass solo (2014)
Csabagyöngye Cultural Centre, Békéscsaba
- Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus – Frank (2014)
Gödöllő Symphony Orchestra, Gödöllő
- Telemann: Der Schulmeister –- Schoolmaster (2014)
Zugló Philharmonic, Saint Stephen Music House, Budapest
- György Ránki: King Pomádé's New Clothes – - Nyársatnyelt Tóbiás (2014)
- Donizetti: Viva la Mamma –- Biscroma (2015)
Attila József Cultural Centre, Budapest (Angyalföld)
- Mozart: Don Giovanni – Masetto (2015)
Erkel Theatre, Budapest
- Giordano: Fedora – Lorek (2015)
Óbuda Cultural Centre, Budapest
- Bach: Magnificat – bass solo (2015)