GRAMMY® Award-winning baritone Daniel Belcher has performed in many of the world’s music capitals, including Paris, London, New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Stuttgart, Amsterdam, Geneva, Madrid, Toronto, Montreal, Tokyo, Seoul, and Houston. With a repertoire of more than eighty roles, Belcher has championed roles from the Baroque to those composed expressly for him. He came to international attention in 2004 creating the role of Prior Walter in Peter Eötvös’s Angels in America for the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.
In the 2021-22 season, Mr. Belcher joins the Metropolitan Opera for Ahknaten and Rigoletto. Recent engagements also included William in The Fall of the House of Usher with Boston Lyric Opera, a return to On Site Opera for Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, a concert with the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Older Thompson in Glory Denied with Berkshire Opera Festival.
In the 2018-19 season, he created the role of Alfred Stieglitz in Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell, and Kimberly Reed’s world premiere of Today it Rains with Opera Parallele, made role debuts of Sharpless in Madame Butterfly at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Fredrik Egerman in A Little Night Music at Madison Opera, and Beaumarchais in John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles as well as reprising his Figaro in The Barber of Seville at Chautauqua Opera. In the 2017-2018 season, he appeared at Utah Opera as Gabriel von Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus, debuted as the Street Singer and Tiger Brown in The Threepenny Opera at Boston Lyric Opera, and as Captain of the Royal Guard in Hans Werner Henze’s The Bassarids for his first performances in Madrid with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de Espana. His recording of Bill in Bernstein’s A Quiet Place with Kent Nagano and the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal was released in June of 2018 on the Decca label.