(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
2015–16 Season: Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Former San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow and Merola Opera Program alumna Daniela Mack made her San Francisco Opera debut as Lucienne in Die Tote Stadt and has returned as Idamante (Idomeneo), Siebel (Faust), First Lay Sister (Suor Angelica/Il Trittico), and Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia). In fall 2014, she appeared as Rosmira in the Company premiere of Handel’s Partenope. A native of Buenos Aires, the mezzo-soprano has recently been heard as Sesto (Julius Caesar) with English National Opera; the title role of Carmen at Santa Fe Opera; Nancy (Albert Herring) with Los Angeles Opera; Angelina (La Cenerentola) with Madison Opera and Opera Colorado; Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) at Switzerland’s Verbier Festival; Rosina with Pittsburgh Opera and Opera Cleveland; Isabella (L’Italiana in Algeri) in Bordeaux; Tamiri (Il Re Pastore) with Opera Theatre of St. Louis; and Sister Helen Prejean (Dead Man Walking) at Madison Opera. Other recent and upcoming engagements include Nancy in Toulouse; the Madrigal Singer (Manon Lescaut) with Washington National Opera; concerts with Lyric Opera of Baltimore, Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cincinnati May Festival, and Opera Theater of San Antonio; and roles with Los Angeles Opera, Chile’s Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Madison Opera, and English National Opera. Mack’s engagements in the current season include Rosina with Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Béatrice (Béatrice et Bénédict) at Japan’s Saito Kinen Festival and concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Washington Chorus, and the Sydney Symphony.