Canadian tenor Daniel Auchincloss made his Royal Opera debut in the 2016/17 Season singing in the ensemble of The Nose.
Auchincloss studied at the University of Toronto and at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. He specializes in high tenor (haute-contre) roles, particularly in Baroque music. He has performed in concert as a soloist with groups including the Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Britten Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, Le Concert d’Astrée, the Gabrieli Consort and Players, La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy, The King’s Consort, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Philharmonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Camerata Salzburg. His repertory includes Monteverdi’s Vespers, Biber’s Requiem, Purcell’s The Fairy Queen, The Indian Queen and King Arthur, Charpentier’s Te Deum and David et Jonathas, various works by Rameau, many Bach cantatas, Bach’s St John Passion and Mass in B Minor, Mozart’s Requiem and Britten’s Negroes.
Auchincloss’s opera engagements include Police Inspector (The Nose) for Mahogany Opera Group, Linfea (La Calisto) and Eumete (The Return of Ulysses) for the Early Opera Company, Moore (The Dragon of Wantley) for the Music Festival Potsdam Sanssouci, Arbace (Ciro in Babilonia) for Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing and Bajazet (Tamerlano), the title role in Le Comte Ory for New Chamber Opera, the title role in Rameau’s Platée for the English Bach Festival and the title role in Rameau’s Pigmalion with the OAE. His recordings include several CDs with the Gabrieli Consort and Players and The King’s Consort.