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, Toronto, Montreal, Tokyo, Seoul, and Houston. With a repertoire of more than 70 roles, Belcher has championed roles from the Baroque to those composed expressly for him coming to international attention in 2004 creating the role of Prior Walter in Peter Eötvös’ Angels in America for the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. He recently created the roles of Lord Bellingham in Lori Laitman’s The Scarlet Letter at Opera Colorado Brian Castner in Jeremy Howard Beck’s The Long Walk with Opera Saratoga and Robert Kennedy in Robin de Raaff’s Waiting for Miss Monroe for his debut at The Netherlands Opera and Holland Festival. Other world premiere roles include John Brooke in Mark Adamo’s Little Women , Andy Warhol in Michael Daugherty’s Jackie O and multiple roles in Tod Machover’s Resurrection, all with Houston Grand Opera.
In 2017-2018, he returned to Opera Philadelphia as Inspector Kildare in the World Premiere of Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s Elizabeth Cree, Houston Grand Opera as James “Dad” Addison Mills III in the World Premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek’s The House Without a Christmas Tree, and Utah Opera as Gabriel von Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus and debuted as the Street Singer and Tiger Brown in The Threepenny Opera at Boston Lyric Opera and as the Captain in Hans Werner Henze’s The Bassarids for his first performances in Madrid.