David Sitka

Place of birth: 
Frankfurt, Germany
Nationality: 
German
Instrument: 
tenor

Born in Frankfurt and growing up in Bavaria, David Sitka could follow his passion for singing by joining the Regensburger Domspatzen. Subsequently, he studied classical singing with Prof. Piotr Bednarski at the Musikhochschule Dresden. In 2009, he made his stage debut as “Fenton” in Die lustigen Weiber in Bad Hersfeld and was awarded for this performance. He had his first engagements at the Staatsschauspiel Dresden, at the Theater Chemnitz and at the Landesbühnen Sachsen. In 2012, he made his debut at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Since the 2012/13 season, he is ensemble member at the Volksoper Wien, where he already performed the role of “Vierter Jude” in Salome, “Powolny” in F. Cerha’s premiere Onkel Präsident or as a tenor in Carmina Burana. Guest performances followed at the Gärtnerplatz in Munich, at the opera house in Freiburg and Lausanne and at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and the Teatro Real Madrid. David Sitka won the Österreichische Musiktheaterpreis 2016.