Daniel MatoušekSoloist of the Opera
The Czech tenor Daniel Matoušek has been soloist of the National Theatre Opera in Prague since the 2022/23 season. He debuted here on 20 March 2014 as Pepík in Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen and he has since appeared as a guest in the roles of one of the Ridicules in Prokofiev’s L'amour des trois oranges and the First Brother in Weill’s Die sieben Todsünden. He has performed at the North Bohemia Theatre in Ústí nad Labem and in Magdeburg as Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), at the J. K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň as Lindoro (L’Italiana in Algeri), at the F. X. Šalda Theatre in Liberec as Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola), at the South Bohemia Theatre in České Budějovice as Ferrando (Così fan tutte), and at the Moravian Theatre in Olomouc as Jaquino (Fidelio) and Nadir (Les pêcheurs de perles). The portrayal of Nadir earned him a nomination for the prestigious Thalia Prize (2019). Daniel Matoušek has also appeared at the National Theatre in Brno and the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava. He has attended the European Music Academy’s masterclasses under the guidance of Wolfgang Scheidt, Eva Randová and Norbert Baxa, and the Carangelo Belcanto Academy’s masterclasses in Cornuda, Italy.