Singing Bio of Luca Daniel

Luca is originally from Italy, where he started singing in both traditional Italian groups as well as in a Baroque choir. After moving to the United States, Luca has joined groups that embrace from early music to commissioned classical work. Luca sings mainly tenor parts. His musical interests also include playing some classical guitar.

Audio sample (mp3):

  • Cosi Suav’e’l foco.mp3, MIT Kresge Auditorium Nov 2009. Karen Lee (soprano), Hannah Israel (mezzo-soprano), Rebecca Krentz-Wee (alto), Luca Daniel (tenor).

Luca is actively singing in the following groups:

  • 2015-current. Tactus (early music). Directors David Hughes and Maxime Rischard.
  • 2007-current. Seraphim Singers (sacred choral music from the Renaissance to contemporary local composers). Director: Jennifer Lester;

Luca is a former member of the following groups:

  • 2017-2018. MIT Concert Choir (major works with professional orchestra and soloists). Director: William Cutter;
  • 2009-2018. Ray Rosenstock’s sightsinging group.
  • 2008-2012. Night Songs Beneficia Lucis (Unique fusion of contemplative modal instrumental improvisations by jazz musicians blended with ancient and modern chant, and punctuated by polyphonic choral music from the Renaissance) Director: Jay Lane;
  • 2008-2012. Boston University Choral Society (music ranging from classical to jazz) Director: Emily Howe;
  • 2008-2009. MIT Chamber Chorus (chamber repertoire for small vocal ensemble). Director: William Cutter;
  • 2007-2012. Schola Nocturna (ancient traditions of chant and polyphony). Director: Amelia LeClair.
  • 2004-2007. Meridian Singers (classical and madrigal a cappella MIT chorus). Director: Laura Doughty;
  • 1992-1994. Coro Johann S. Bach, Padova, Italy (baroque repertoire). Director Antonio Domenighini.
  • 1990-1994. Coro del Collegio Universitario Don Mazza, Padova Italy (canzoni di montagna). Director Werner Runger.

 


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Last Updated Nov, 2017.