Mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack has been acclaimed for her “caramel timbre, flickering vibrato, and crisp articulation” (Opernwelt) as she “hurls fast notes like a Teresa Berganza or a Frederica von Stade”. (San Francisco Chronicle)
The operas of Rossini will figure prominently in Daniela Mack’s 2010 – 2011 season. She opens the season in a role for which she has already garnered much critical acclaim: Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia at Pittsburgh Opera. She will make her role debut and house debut as Isabella in L’italiana in Algeri at Opéra National de Bordeaux and Florentine Opera. She will then sing Angelina in La Cenerentola at Opera Colorado. Concert performances include Handel’s Messiah with the Calgary Philharmonic, Falla’s El amor brujowith the Boca Raton Philharmonic, and Ravel’s Shéhérazade with the Hong Kong Philharmonic. She will also be a soloist in a Valentine’s Day Gala for Opéra Louisiane with tenor Alek Shrader. Future seasons will see Ms. Mack at the San Francisco Opera and English National Opera.
In the 2009 – 2010 season, Ms. Mack returned to the San Francisco Opera for her final year in the Adler Fellowship Program where she was seen as Siebel inFaust. Previous appearances at San Francisco Opera have included Idamante in Idomeneo and Lucienne in Die tote Stadt for her house debut. She made her Deutsche Oper Berlin debut as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, a role that she also sang with Opera Omaha. In addition, she was the mezzo-soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
Recent notable engagements include her debuts with Opera Theatre of St. Louis as Tamiri in Il re pastore and with Opera Cleveland as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia. In 2007, Ms. Mack performed the title role of La Cenerentola as a member of the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera. She was also a featured artist in the Plácido Domingo Gala Concert – A Night for New Orleans with New Orleans Opera and made her West Coast recital debut as part of San Francisco Opera’s Schwabacher Debut Recital Series.