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Daniel Neer enjoys a uniquely diverse career as a singing actor, librettist, and lyricist, with interests ranging from art song and vocal chamber music to musical theater, contemporary opera and multimedia projects.

Performing credits on the concert stage include Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Merkin Concert Hall, Guggenheim Museum, Morgan Library, The Apollo, Radio City Music Hall, Chicago Art Institute, and with such diverse groups as Rebel Baroque Orchestra, Gotham Chamber Opera, Metropolis Ensemble, Trinity Wall Street and Mark Morris Dance Group.

Projects for stage include Silent Night for Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center, Crossing for American Repertory Theater and Next Wave Festival at BAM (directed by Diane Paulus), Numinous City at Royal Opera House Covent Garden ROHII, And Here We Are for Experiments in Opera at National Sawdust, Séance on a Wet Afternoon for American Opera Projects (written and directed by Stephen Schwartz), Mata Hari at HERE Performance Space for Prototype Festival, and Arjuna’s Dilemma for New York City Opera. Other notable stage work includes collaborations with Center for Contemporary Opera, Ensemble Pi, Music-Theatre Group, The Kitchen, UrbanArias, and Studio Theatre of Washington D.C., to name just a few. Broadway credits include two original productions: the Tony-award winning production of Baz Luhrmann’s La Bohème and the UK’s National Theatre production of Coram Boy, directed by Melly Still.

 Daniel’s recital credits include collaborations with Phoenix Concerts, New York Composers Circle, Lotte Lehman Foundation, Two Sides Sounding, Miller Theatre Composer Portraits, Music-Theatre Group, 92nd Street Y, Mantra Percussion, and at music festivals including Aspen, Bar Harbor, Berkshire Choral Festival, White Light Festival (Lincoln Center), ‘When Morty Met John…’ (Carnegie Hall), New Territories (Glasgow), and Ostrava Days (Czech Republic).

Daniel has recorded for Dreamworks, Centaur, Naxos, Albany, Newport Classics, and Operetta Archives labels. He studied music and theater at The Ohio State University, University of Michigan and the Royal Academy of Music in London, England.