A graduate of San Francisco’s prestigious Adler Fellow Opera Program, American tenor Daniel Montenegro is recognized for his flexible and distinctive voice and a varied repertoire of bel canto, verismo, and contemporary roles. Daniel made his Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and San Diego Opera debuts in 2015 as Luis (a role he created) in El Pasado Nuca se Termina.
The 2021-2022 season brings Mr. Montenegro to Nashville Opera as the Duke in Rigoletto and to Opera Santa Barbara as Rafael in Cruzar la Cara de la Luna. He also appeared as a featured soloist with Minnesota Opera at the 2021 Opera America annual conference.
Recent seasons have included one of his signature roles, Giovanni, in La Hija de Rappaccini with Chicago Opera Theater, a return to San Francisco Opera as Tybalt in Roméo et Juliette, Mario in Il postino with Virginia Opera and Opera Santa Barbara, and Verdi’s Requiem with the Phoenix Symphony as well as cancelled performances as the Duke in Rigoletto with Mill City Summer Opera.