Making his Company debut this summer, Idaho native Daniel Curran is an alumnus of the 2011 Merola Opera Program, where he performed the role of Count Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and presented a Schwabacher Debut Recital in 2012. Curran is a graduate of the Chapman University, where he was heard in such roles as Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), the title role of Albert Herring, and Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi). Curran also holds a master’s degree from the Juilliard School where he sang the Hunter (Susa’s Transformations), First Commissioner (Les Dialogues des Carmélites), Arnalta (L’Incoronazione di Poppea), Gonzalve (L’Heure Espagnole), and Rinuccio. Career highlights include the title role of Harbison’s The Great Gatsby at the Aspen Music Festival, Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) with Opera North, performing in the New York Philharmonic’s Carousel, and being a featured soloist in New York City Opera’s VOX new music concert. Upcoming engagements include Peter Quint (The Turn of the Screw) with West Edge Opera and Orphée (Charpentier’s La Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers) with Gotham Chamber Opera, and being a resident artist with Pittsburgh Opera.