The Voice: Daniel Montenegro

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Daniel Montenegro, An exciting and talented tenor, recent appearances include Mario in Daniel Catán's Il Postino at the Theatre Musical de Chatelet alongside Placido Domingo, marking his European opera debut and Pang in concert performances of Turandot at the Hollywood Bowl, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. Other recent apperances include Alfredo in La Traviata with the Minnesota Opera and Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore with the Merola Opera Program in San Francisco, and performing at the Sydney Festival as the Shepherd in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex under Joana Carneiro, directed by Peter Sellers.

As a San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow last season, Daniel appeared as Pong in Turandot, Remendado in Carmen and Rustghello in Lucrezia Borgia. His many appearances with LA Opera have included Gastone in La Traviata (also released as a Decca DVD), Maximino Mendez in the world premiere of Lee Holdridge's Concierto para Mendez and El Dancaïro in Carmen, a role he also performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2008 at the Hollywood Bowl. Further performances for LA Opera include productions of L'Incoronazione di Poppea, Luisa Fernanda, Il Tabarro and Die Gezeichneten. Elsewhere in the US, he has performed the Steersman in Der fliegende Holländer with both Portland Opera and Arizona Opera, and is a former Resident Artist at the Minnesota Opera, where he performed Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Nick in The Handmaid's Tale, Flavio in Norma and Liverotto in Lucrezia Borgia.

Future engagements include Nemorino with the Washington Opera and Pong with Dallas Opera.

Daniel is a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

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