Daniel Hayes is a British baritone who has been employed in the Gothenburg Opera Chorus since 2018. Alongside his work in the chorus he has performed the roles of Hermann (Les contes d’Hoffmann, Offenbach), Zio Yakusidé (Madama Butterfly, Puccini), Sergente (La Bohème, Puccini), A Voice (Herr Arnes penningar, Nystroem) and was the cover for Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro.
He is a regular performer of oratorio in both Sweden and Great Britain, performances include Jesus in Bach’s St. John’s Passion with the Trollhättanmotet choir and Dvorak’s Stabat Mater and Mozart’s Vesperaes Solemnes with choral societies around the U.K.
He completed both his undergraduate and masters at the Royal Northern College of Music, where he was a finalist in their Gold Medal competition and performed the roles of Le Roi (Cendrillon, Massenet), Steve Sankey (Street Scene, Kurt Weill) and Snug (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Britten). Outside of the college he performed in a touring production of Puccinis La Bohème as Colline and as the title roll in Purcells Dido and Aeneas which was performed both at home in the U.K. and in Rome.