ARCM Università La Sapienza
Daniele was born in Rome, where he graduated in psychology; he subsequently took a post-graduate degree in singing at the Royal College of Music, and an MA in Filmmaking at Goldsmiths.
He has coached for the Royal Opera House, Opéra National de Paris, Opéra de Lille, Opera North, Scottish Opera, Welsh National Opera, Grange Park Opera, Garsington, the Royal Academy of Music, Holland Park Opera, Academy of Ancient Music, BBC Singers and the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.
Daniele has a parallel career as a director, in film, opera and theatre. Work includes the short film I, Rose (Best Film Award, Screentest Festival); the short film Unexpected (Best Experimental Short Award, Creation International Film Festival, and Cinema World Fest Awards); Il Segreto di Susanna at Teatro Verdi, Trieste; Cautionary Tales by Errollyn Wallen at Latitude Festival; Aci, Galatea e Polifemo for the Göttingen International Handel Festival and the London Handel Festival; the British première of the play Purgatorio by Ariel Dorfman at the Arcola Theatre in London; Der Freischütz at Opéra de Metz and Opéra de Rennes in France; L’occasione fa il ladro by Rossini at Wexford Festival and the Royal Academy of Music; L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux (original production by Robert Carsen); La bohème at Opéra de Paris (original production by Jonathan Miller); My Feet May Take A Little While (based on the songbook by Errollyn Wallen), and a staging of Dichterliebe, both at the Arcola Theatre; the British première of Ciboulette by Reynaldo Hahn at UCOpera; Così fan tutte for Mid-Wales Opera; opera scenes at the Royal College of Music, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Welsh College of Music and Drama. He also translated and directed the play The Fan, by Goldoni at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Daniele is currently volunteer Fundraising Manager for Fringe! Film Fest, in East London.
Daniele’s work has been supported by Arts Council England, the National Lottery, Grange Park Opera and the Hinrichsen Foundation.
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Faculties / departments: Vocal Studies