Daniel Rudge was raised in East Devon and read music at Goldsmiths, University of London before completing his postgraduate studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. In 2015 Daniel received the Simon Sandbach Award from Garsington Opera for outstanding professionalism and musical talent.
Recent engagements have included singing in the English National Opera Extra Chorus for their 2017 production of Verdi Aida; covering Prosdocimo (Rossini Il Turco in Italia) for Garsington Opera at Wormsley in 2017; Taddeo (Rossini L'italiana in Algeri - Garsington 2016), singing the role of Hotel Waiter and covering English Clerk (Britten Death in Venice - Garsington 2015), and singing Count Almaviva, Don Giovanni and Don Alfonso in a performance of Mozart's Phoenix at West Green House as part of Garsington Opera Alvarez Young Artists' Programme. Daniel has also worked with Garsington Opera's Education department, facilitating workshops to engage schoolchildren in opera, and similarly since 2015 he has been delivering a workshops with Opera for All at various coastal locations throughout the UK, the information video of which can be seen here.
Daniel has worked with Birmingham Opera Company as a Chorus Mentor in their productions of Dido & Aeneas (Purcell - 2016), The Ice Break (Tippett - 2015) and KHOVANSKYGATE: A National Enquiry (Mussorgsky - 2014). He also performed as a member of the Glyndebourne Chorus from 2012 - 2014, singing in productions including La Bohème (Puccini - Festival 2012), Rusalka (Dvorak - Tour 2012), L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti - Tour 2013) and Billy Budd (Britten - Festival 2013 and New York 2014). In 2012 Daniel covered the role of Carvalho (Philips - The Yellow Sofa) in that year's Tour.
Daniel regularly performs as a concert soloist for oratorios and other events and has a wide range of repertoire.
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