Daniel René Sæther
Counter - tenor
Daniel Saether was born in Oslo, Norway. He studied singing with Marianne Hirsti and later at Birmingham Conservatoire of Music, UK with Gordon Sandison, Andrew King, Julian Pike, and Jane Robinson. At the Royal Conservatoire in Den Haag, Netherlands he studied with Barbara Pearson and Michael Chance.
In 2006 he made his operatic début with the Norwegian State Opera Company with a concert performance of J. Adams “El Niño” as 2nd counter-tenor conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste. Other performances with the operatic department at Birmingham Conservatoire includes C. Monteverdi Poppea as Ottone, Matthew Lock Psyche conducted by Andrew King, Handel Rodelinda (excerpts) Bertarido, chorus in Mozart Magic Flute conducted by Stephen Barlow, Marriage of Figaro (Lionel Friend) Westside Story (Ben Kennedy).
Concert performances highlights includes Carmina Burana with the HCM City Symphony Orchestra at the Ho Chi Minh Opera House – Vietnam, Monteverdi 1610 Vespers conducted by Terje Kvam and J. S. Bach's St. John Passion with the Norwegian Soloist Choir conducted by Grete Pedersen. Other soloist performances include Handel's Messiah, J. S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, St.Johns Passion, BWV 170,129,46,147 with Oslo Baroque Orchestra, Marc-Antoine Charpentier Messe de minuit, H. Purcells Te Deum & Jubilate.
Future engagements will include: J.S.Bach BWV 35 @ Stavanger Organfestival, G.F.Handel Messiah with Barokkanerne, Hof, Solør.
Daniel now works as a freelance singer in Norway and abroad - for further contact please use the e-mail address provided. For further information see the official homepage.
Born: 1985 (Oslo)