Daniel Rudge was raised in east Devon and read music at Goldsmiths College, University of London before completing his postgraduate vocal studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Recent engagements have included singing in the chorus for English National Opera’s 2017 production of Verdi’s Aida at the London Coliseum and covering Prosdocimo (Rossini: Il turco in Italia) for Garsington Opera at Wormsley.
Daniel sang in the Glyndebourne chorus for the Festival and Tour between 2012 – 2014, a highlight of which was when the production of Billy Budd (Britten) was presented at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 2014. He sang as a member of the Garsington Opera Alvarez Young Artist Scheme between 2014 and 2016, which as well as being a member of the chorus including singing the role of Hotel Waiter and covering English Clerk (Britten: Death in Venice), covering Legal Counsellor (Strauss: Intermezzo) and Taddeo (Rossini: L’italiana in Algeri). He was the 2015 recipient of the Garsington Opera Simon Sandbach Award for outstanding professionalism and musical talent.
As a member of Garsington Opera for All, Daniel worked as part of a delivery team in primary and secondary schools in coastal locations around the UK inspiring the next generation of opera audiences and performers.