David Daniels

David Daniels(Spartanburg, South Carolina)

2018-19 Season: Medoro in Orlando

Making his San Francisco Opera debut in 1998 as Nerone in The Coronation of Poppea, countertenor David Daniels is highly sought after for the works of Handel, Monteverdi, Gluck, Mozart, and Britten, and he has been featured on the great operatic stages of the world to critical acclaim. Highlights of recent seasons include the world premiere of Oscar at the Santa Fe Opera and multiple appearances at the Metropolitan Opera as the title role of Giulio Cesare in David McVicar’s production, Prospero in the Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, and the title role of Orfeo ed Euridice in a new Mark Morris staging. With San Francisco Opera, he has appeared in the title role of Giulio Cesare, Bertarido in Rodelinda, Arsamenes in Xerxes, and the title role of Partenope. In the 2017-18 season, Daniels appeared as Ptolemy in Houston Grand Opera's production of Julius Caesar.