Charles Daniels

Charles Daniels, born in Salisbury (Great Britain), studied science and music at King's College, Cambridge, then music at the Royal College of Music in London. His concert and recording repertoire ranges from the Middle Ages to 20th century composers such as Luigi Nono and Benjamin Britten, with an emphasis on Baroque music. He has appeared at the London Handel Festival, the Festival International d'Opéra Baroque in Beaune, and the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, among others, as well as at such venues as the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, the Theater an der Wien, and the Opéra Comique in Paris. He has worked with conductors such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Robert King, Masaaki Suzuki and Peter Seymour, among others. In addition to conducting master classes at the Montreal Baroque Festival, Daniels teaches early music performance practice as part of the Ringve Museum International Summer Course in Norway. In December 2001, he was tenor soloist in a performance of Wojciech Kilar's Missa pro pace, performed at the Vatican in the presence of Pope John Paul II. He has sung the title roles in Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (Claudio Monteverdi) for the Montreal Baroque Festival and for Peter Holman’s festival in Suffolk. Charles Danials makes his debut at the Bavarian State Opera as Penelope in Il ritorno / Das Jahr des magischen Denkens. (as of 2023)