Australia’s leading young tenor is at the forefront of a new generation of singers. Acclaimed throughout the world for his beautiful lyric voice, strong stage presence and remarkable agility he is in demand internationally on both concert and operatic stages.
He began his musical training as a horn player and studied voice at the Victorian College of the Arts with Dame Joan Hammond. He then also studied with Gösta Winbergh, Ileana Cotrubas, Luigi Alva and attended Irwin Gage’s Lieder class.
Steve Davislim began his professional career as an ensemble member of the Zurich Opera. Engaged at the most prestigious opera theatres and concert venues world-wide, he has appeared at the State Opera Berlin, State Opera Vienna, Hamburg Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, The Australian Opera in Sydney, Lyric Opera Chicago under Christoph von Dohnanyi, at the Met and the Semperoper Dresden.
A turning point in his career was his interpretation of Idomeneo at the opening of La Scala di Milano in December 2005 under Daniel Harding.
Steve Davislim has performed with the most prestigious orchestras in the Europe, Australia and the USA.
He has worked with such esteemed conductors as Claudio Abbado, Sir Colin Davis, Adam Fischer, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Valery Gergiev, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Thomas Hengelbrock, René Jacobs, Marc Minkowski, Sir Roger Norrington, Sir Georg Solti, and many others.