Daniel Neer, baritone
Daniel Neer, baritone, enjoys a uniquely diverse performance career in genres ranging from art song and vocal chamber music to opera, operetta, musical theatre and multimedia collaborations. His numerous solo engagements include concerts at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Merkin Concert Hall, and on stage with Royal Opera House Covent Garden (ROH II), New York City Opera, Washington National Opera, American Repertory Theater, Gotham Chamber Opera, and numerous regional companies throughout America and Europe. Equally adept at vocal styles ranging from baroque to contemporary, his distinctive versatility as a vocalist has led to collaborations with Rebel Baroque Orchestra, Metropolis Ensemble, Experiments in Opera, S.E.M. Ensemble, American Opera Projects, Mark Morris Dance Group, Center for Contemporary Opera, Mantra Percussion, Eisenhower Dance, and Music-Theatre Group, to name just a few. As an active recitalist specializing in European and American Art Song, Daniel has been featured on programs with The Phoenix Concerts, The Lotte Lehman Foundation, Salon Series at the Apollo Theater, Miller Theatre Composer Portraits, Guggenheim Museum Works & Process, ‘When Morty Met John’ at Carnegie Hall, New York Composers Circle, the Morgan Library, Brooklyn History Society, Chicago Art Institute, National Sawdust, The Kitchen and Roulette. Festival appearances include Aspen, BAM Next Wave, Prototype, Queens New Music, Brooklyn BEAT, White Light (Lincoln Center), New Territories (Glasgow), and Ostrava Days (Czech Republic). Daniel’s Broadway credits include two original productions: Baz Luhrmann’s La Bohème and the UK’s National Theatre production of Coram Boy, directed by Melly Still. His discography includes recordings for Dreamworks, Centaur, Naxos, Albany, Newport Classics, and Operetta Archives labels. Daniel studied singing with Robin Rice at The Ohio State University (B. Mus); Lorna Haywood at the University of Michigan (S.M. Voice Perf., Doctoral Studies), and Robert Tear at The Royal Academy of Music in London, England (L.R.A.M., AdvDip).