Daniel Scofield

Daniel Scofield - BaritoneBaritone
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In 2013-2014, Daniel Scofield made several new house and role debuts. In the fall and winter, he was Danilo in The Merry Widow with Opera Columbus; and returned to California for Falstaff with Opera Santa Barbara, covering Falstaff, and singing Pistola; and his Opera San Jose debut as Masetto in Don Giovanni. In December, Daniel joined the Annapolis Opera in their season opening “Celebrate Opera” concert; and made his Carnegie Hall debut in Feuersnot with the American Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Leon Botstein. In summer, he performed Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor with Southern Illinois Music Festival; and joined the ensemble of Fidelio at Santa Fe Opera. Current engagements include the Count in Le nozze di Figaro with Opera Columbus, and Valentin in Faust with Tri-Cities Opera.

In past seasons, Daniel Scofield performed Sonora in La fanciulla del West, and Falke in Die Fledermaus with Knoxville Opera; Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with Loon Opera; Joseph de Rocher in Dead Man Walking with Opera Fayetteville; and Tonio in Pagliacci in his debut with Opera Idaho. Daniel sang his first Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro with Pacific Opera Project in Los Angeles, garnering reviews stating, “it is Scofield’s powerful baritone that drives the action.”

Daniel was Wagner in a new production of Faust with Arizona Opera, as well as Prince Yamadori in Madame Butterfly. As a resident artist, he performed the role of Ben in The Telephone, as well as Albert in Werther. He covered Sharpless, Silvio, Alfio, and Valentin with Arizona Opera, and participated in recitals ranging from art song to music theater.

In 2010-2011, Daniel apprenticed at Seattle Opera where he was seen as Mamma Agatha in Viva la mamma, and Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia. After finishing his apprenticeship, he returned to Indianapolis Opera to perform Baron Douphol in La traviata.

A native of Binghamton, NY, Daniel has performed with Seattle Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Opera Cleveland, Brevard Music Center, Central City Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, and Augusta Opera. He has studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music with Dean Southern, as well as Indiana University, under the instruction of Timothy Noble. Mr. Scofield is winner of several prizes, including the District and Regional Encouragement Awards from the Metropolitan Opera Council, and the Albert Rees Davis Scholarship from the Cleveland Singers Club. He was also a semi-finalist in the Palm Beach Opera Competition.



Count AlmavivaLe Nozze di FigaroOpera Columbus2015
TonioPagliacciOpera Columbus2014
RigolettoRigolettoOpera in the Heights2014
Pasha SelimEntfuhrung aus der SerailSouthern Illinois Music Festival2014
EnricoLucia di LammermoorSouthern Illinois Music Festival2014
MasettoDon GiovanniOpera San Jose2014
Falstaff (cover)FalstaffOpera Santa Barbara2014
PistolaFalstaffOpera Santa Barbara2014
HamerleinFeuersnotAmerican Symphony Orchestra2013
Bonze (cover)Madama ButterflyOpera Columbus2013
DaniloMerry WidowOpera Columbus2013
Count AlmavivaLe Nozze di FigaroPacific Opera Project2013
TonioPagliacciOpera Idaho2013
SonoraLa Fanciulla del WestKnoxville Opera2013
Joseph de Roucher Dead Man WalkingOpera Fayetteville2013
Dr. FalkeDie FledermausKnoxville Opera2012
SharplessMadama ButterflyLoon Opera Company2012
BenThe TelephoneArizona Opera Resident Artist Program2012
Sharpless (cover)Madama ButterflyArizona Opera2012
YamadoriMadama ButterflyArizona Opera
Valentin (Cover)FaustArizona Opera2011
Tonio (cover)PagliacciArizona Opera2011
Alfio (cover)Cavalleria RusticanaArizona Opera2011
Baron DoupholLa TraviataIndianapolis Opera2011
FiorelloIl Barbiere di SivigliaSeattle Opera2011
AgathaViva la MammaSeattle Opera Young Artist Program2010
Schaunard (cover)La BohemeIndianapolis Opera2009
Carl Magnus (cover)A Little Night MusicCentral City Opera2009

Concert Work
SoloistCelebrate OperaAnnapolis Opera2013
GermontOpera Highlights ConcertBoise Baroque2013
BaritoneLieder eines Fahrenden GesellenIndiana University Orchestra2009

Prepared Roles
PapagenoDie ZauberflöteDon GiovanniDon Giovanni
MalatestaDon PasqualeFigaroIl Barbiere di Siviglia

Conductors: Brian Salesky, Joseph Rescigno, Joel Revzen, Eric Melear, Gary Wedow, James Caraher, Arthur Fagen, Dean Williamson, John Baril, Stephen Smith, Christopher Larkin, Francis Graffeo, Timm Rolek, Daniel Stern

Voice Coaches: Timothy Noble, John Wustman, Lynn Baker, Thomas Lausmann, Michael Baitzer, Kelly Kuo, John Moriarty

Directors: Bernard Uzan, Peter Kazaras, Jeffrey Buchman, Gregory Keller, James Marvel, Vince Liotta, Marc Astafan, Brian Deedrick, Linda Brovsky, Dorothy Danner, David Gately, Kay Walker Castaldo

Arizona Opera Resident ArtistBaritone Young Artist2011-2012
Seattle Opera Young Artist ProgramApprentice Artist2010-2011
Wolf Trap Opera CompanyStudio Artist2010
Indianapolis OperaBaritone Young Artist2009-2010
Central City OperaStudio Artist2009