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22 August 2014
David Daniels Reviews


Canadian Opera Company

A stirring achievement
22 Apr 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
Update of Handel’s opera about the far-reaching effects of war touches a universal chord
10 Apr 14 / Now Toronto
With Hercules, COC’s big idea doesn’t help an in-between opera
10 Apr 14 / National Post
Hercules: A vision of life and redemption
8 Apr 14 / The Globe and Mail
COC's Hercules sears the soul
7 Apr 14 / The Toronto Star

The Enchanted Island

Metropolitan Opera

A less-than-‘Enchanted Island’ at one Met
8 Mar 14 / New York Observer
The Enchanted Island returns to the Met
7 Mar 14 / ConcertoNet (English)
A Shakespearean mash-up with scintillations of sorcery
1 Mar 14 / New York Times
With new cast members Met’s Baroque “Island” pastiche still enchants
28 Feb 14 / The Classical Review


Gran Teatre del Liceu

Une soirée catastrophique!
3 Dec 13 / Webthea
Spectacular production of Handel’s Agrippina
2 Dec 13 / Seen and Heard
Las desvergüenzas del poder
27 Nov 13 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Las mayores ovaciones fueron para Danielle de Niesse y Malena Ernman
26 Nov 13 / Beckmesser
"Agrippina", alta costura en el Liceu
20 Nov 13 /
Culebrón con sonido barroco
20 Nov 13 / El Pais


Santa Fe Opera

Opera at Santa Fe, no longer woolly, waxes Wilde
1 Oct 13 / Classical Voice North America
Santa Fe Opera Festival 2013:”Oscar”
12 Sep 13 / GBOPERA
Oh, Oscar, Oscar, Oscar...
22 Aug 13 / ConcertoNet (English)
Born to be Wilde
15 Aug 13 / TheaterJones
Santa Fe Opera premieres an Oscar missing his Wilde side
7 Aug 13 / The Huffington Post
Pitying “Oscar,” floating with “La Donna”
7 Aug 13 / Denver Post
Theodore Morrison’s opera depicts Oscar Wilde’s downfall with wit and an audience-friendly score
6 Aug 13 / Financial Times
No light-hearted gaiety in ‘Oscar’
6 Aug 13 / Albuquerque Journal
A strong, if imperfect, new Oscar Wilde opera in Santa Fe
3 Aug 13 / Dallas Morning News
Walk on the Wilde side
2 Aug 13 / parterre box
David Daniels Reviews & Articles


David Daniels is known for his superlative artistry, magnetic stage presence and a voice of singular warmth and surpassing beauty, which have served to redefine his voice category for the modern public.
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David Daniels Articles

Santa Fe stages Oscar

David Daniels and the Santa Fe Opera get at the heart of "Oscar" Wilde.
14 Jul 2013 / Denver Post

David Daniels: "Ich hatte einfach immer diese Stimme"

Der Countertenor singt ab Sonntag im Theater an der Wien die Titelpartie der Händel-Oper "Radamisto".
16 Jan 2013 / Der Standard

Top of his game

An Interview with David Daniels.
22 Aug 2011 / Opera Warhorses

David Daniels

The bold, the baroque, and the braves.
5 Jan 2011 / San Francisco Classical Voice

David Daniels returns to Chicago for Britten’s "Dream"

David Daniels has been a favorite of Lyric Opera of Chicago audiences since 2003 when he moped across the stage as the comically disconsolate Arsace in a sprightly production of Handel’s Partenope.
4 Nov 2010 / The Classical Review

Catching up with: Countertenor David Daniels

Countertenor David Daniels completes his current tour with English Concert tour and conductor Harry Bicket at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall on April 1. The program features favorites from Bach and Handel.
1 Apr 2009 / PlaybillArts

Il mistero di David Daniels...

...castrato finto, mattatore vero. A Cortona darà la sua voce bianca a Giulio Cesare.
23 Aug 2007 / La Stampa

David Daniels to replace Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Countertenor David Daniels will replace the late Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice next May.
19 Jul 2006 / PlaybillArts

Ein guter lutherischer Junge

"Orlando"-Premiere: Gespräch mit Countertenor David Daniels.
17 May 2006 / Merkur

Herren mit Dreitagebart

Vom Exoten zum Star: Warum sich der Countertenor weltweit etabliert hat.
14 Nov 2005 / Die Welt

Four ways of looking at 'Rodelinda'

One of the Metropolitan Opera's hottest tickets this fall is a Baroque opera three centuries old, "Rodelinda."
28 Nov 2004 / New York Times

From soprano satires, he's hit the heights

David Daniels, from the beginning, resolved that he wouldn't be limited to early music.
15 Dec 2002 / Philadelphia Inquirer

David Daniels

The countertenor superstar on Handel, personal openness and how he got his voice.
15 Sep 2002 / Andante

Voice of the counter revolution

David Daniels, one of the biggest stars of the new counter-tenor generation, is determined to hit new heights.
8 Jan 2002 / Telegraph

Get back in the closet

Why do so many gay opera-lovers have a problem with a gay opera singer? David Daniels tells all.
23 Aug 2001 / The Guardian
Future plans for David Daniels
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Handel: Partenope
San Francisco Opera
15 Oct to 2 Nov 2014
Morrison: Oscar
Opera Philadelphia
6 to 15 Feb 2015
Adès: The Tempest
Vienna State Opera
14 to 27 Jun 2015
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