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Daniel Auchincloss photograph

Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

Daniel Auchincloss sang with Wokingham Choral Society in Orff's Carmina Burana at Eton College School Hall on Saturday 27th November 2004.

Daniel joined Wokingham Choral Society at Reading University Great Hall on 18th November 2006 when we performed Mozart's Vesperae solennes de confessore K339 and Haydn's Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass).


October 2006
Daniel Auchincloss     Tenor

Daniel Auchincloss was born in Toronto, and after studies at the University of Toronto he completed the Masters in Music program at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Since settling in the UK in 1995, Daniel has performed with many British ensembles, including The English Concert, The Sixteen, The King's Consort, The London Handel Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the BBC Singers.

As a soloist, he has performed with such groups as the City of London Sinfonia conducted by Richard Hickox, The Purcell Quartet, the Britten Sinfonia and the Gabrieli Consort. During Easter 2001, he was a soloist in a tour of Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Sir Roger Norrington, and subsequently sang again for Norrington with the Salzburg Camerata in Rome. He is featured on a number of recordings, including the Complete Monteverdi Sacred Music series with the King's Consort on Hyperion. His repertoire ranges from medieval to contemporary with an emphasis on early music and recent performances have included a number of haute-contre roles. Engagements have included a tour and recording on Deutsche Grammophon of Biber's Requiem in F minor with the Gabrieli Consort, the role of Eumete in Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, under the musical direction of Michael Chance, and the role of La Pythonisse in Charpentier's David et Jonathas conducted by Emmanuelle Ham, and a performance of Purcell's The Fairy Queen in the BBC Promenade Concerts with the Gabrieli Consort.

Recent performances include the role of Sellem in Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress conducted by Martyn Brabbins, the title role in Rossini's Le Comte Ory conducted by Steven Devine, and the role of The Police Inspector in Shostakovich's The Nose and Haydn's Harmoniemesse with the Gabrieli Consort at the Chaise Dieu Festival. Future engagements include the title role in Rameau's Platée with the English Bach Festival, and performances of Bach's St. John Passion with the Academy of Ancient Music in the King's Cambridge Easter Festival.