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Tenor Daniel Weeks enjoys a varied career that encompasses the opera stage, oratorios with orchestras, recitals and a teaching position at the University of Cincinnati. His engagements during the 2014-2015 season included the world-premiere concert staging of Gregory Vajda’s opera Georgia Bottoms with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Bozeman and Chattanooga Symphonies, Handel’s Messiah with the Orquesta Sinfónica Naciónal de Mexico; concert performances and a new recording of Mozart’s Requiem with the Winter Park (FL) Bach Festival, and Elijah with the South Dakota Symphony. In the 2015-2016 season, he will sing Belmonte in a concert version of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra.

 

Posted: Sep-2-2015
Latest Recording

The 13-song cycle Clairières dans le ciel by Lili Boulanger, younger sister to the famed teacher Nadia Boulanger, to a set of hazily evocative prose poems by the French Symbolist writer Francis Jammes, may be the highlight. As Oliphant points out in her notes (given in English only), the set is usually sung by women but was probably composed for a male singer who may have been Boulanger's lover; it is a chronicle of a love affair, sometimes pretty passionate, from the male point of view.

Posted: Apr-1-2012
Latest Acclaim
“Tenor Daniel Weeks is usually cast in the romantic leading-man roles, but here, as the cruel ranch boss, Curley, he had the opportunity to use his vocal laser beam and intensity of characterization to create a fierce, nasty bastard."
— Opera News
Posted: Feb-13-2012
Latest Video
Posted: Jul-10-2013