Daniel Okulitch

Canadian bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch is a leading interpreter of Mozart roles, most notably Don Giovanni, Almaviva, and Figaro, which he has performed at New York City Opera, Teatro Colón, Los Angeles Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Opera Warsaw, Vancouver Opera, and Dallas Opera. Okulitch also excels in creating leading roles in contemporary opera, including Ennis del Mar in Brokeback Mountain; Seth Brundle in The Fly; Willy Wonka in The Golden Ticket; LBJ in JFK; and Herman Broder in Enemies, A Love Story.
This season, he returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Nico Muhly’s Marnie, performs the role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Opera Manitoba, the title role in Handel's Saul with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Maestro Nicholas McGegan, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria with the San Diego Symphony, and the role of Beck in Everest with Calgary Opera. It will also be his Tokyo debut as Demetrius in Midsummer Nights Dream, his Liceu Opera Barcelona debut and a return to Theatre du Chatelet in George Benjamin's Lessons in Love and Violence.