B i o g r a p h y

British tenor Daniel Gray Bell is a recent graduate of the Royal College of Music, having obtained both a Bachelor of Music (Hons) and Master of Performance under Justin Lavender. He is currently part of the Alexander Gibson Opera Studio at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, under the tutelage of Iain Paton.

Operatic roles include Erster geharnischter Mann and Zweiter Priester (Die Zauberflöte/RCM International Opera Studio), Oronte (Alcina/Saluzzo Opera Academy), Lensky (Eugene Onegin/Bath Opera), as well as debuting the roles of Tenor Caterpillar (Growing Wings/Eluned Davies) and Teenage Boy (My Days as a Zombie on Earth/Darren Sng) with RCM/Tête à Tête: Odesseys.

 

Daniel has also performed in the chorus of productions with the Royal College of Music International Opera Studio, including Offenbach’s Robinson Crusoe and Haydn’s comic opera Il mondo della luna, as well as in Grange Park Opera’s semi-staged production of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer.

Daniel has studied internationally, joining the Saluzzo Opera Academy for their 2021 Opera Festival, performing in the Scuola Di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale and taking part in various masterclasses given by Mark Sampson and Nathaniel LaNasa. He has also performed in a masterclass given by Jonathan Lemalu at the RCM

 

Oratorio work includes Bach's Johannes-Passion (Evangelista), Händel's The Messiah, Stainer’s The Crucifixion, Haydn’s The Creation, Schütz’ Weihnachtshistorie, Mozart's Requiem in D minor, Puccini's Messa di Gloria, and Verdi's Messa da Requiem.

Daniel Gray Bell