The Spanish tenor Daniel Arnaldos graduated Choir Conducting and Composition with honours from the Royal Conservatory in Madrid. At the same time he assisted the conductor of the children’s choir of the Teatro Real in several productions (Boris Godunov, Parsifal, Macbeth, Wozzeck).
In 2015, he graduated from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, USA) with a Master in composition under Maestro Leonardo Balada. During his studies there he participated as singer with Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Savoyards, Resonance Works and Opera Theater of Pittsburgh. Among his compositions premiered in Pittsburgh are two orchestra pieces, a chamber opera (For the Time Being) and a song cycle (Youtube Lieder).
During his time as student in the University of the Arts Berlin under Prof. Elisabeth Werres he has sung scenes from Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito, Oleander in Melusine by Aribert Reimann and Cavaliere Belfiore in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims. Furthermore, he has taken part in The Tales of Hoffmann with Opera on Tap, as Remendado in Carmen with Berlin Opera Academy, as Aeneas/Sailor in Dido and Aeneas with Puccini’s Toaster. In 2017 he received a scholarship from the Wagner Association in Berlin.
His first professional engagements included Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Chamber opera of München, The Electrician in Thomas Ades’s Powder her Face in Detmold, the title role in Alp Arslan (World premiere) in Giessen, The First Soldier in L’incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi and The prince in The love of the Three Oranges at the Staatsoper Berlin as well as Tokijiro in Yamada’s Ayame and Don Ottavio at the Neuköllner Oper.
Between 2019 and 2021 Daniel was a member of the Young Ensemble of the Opera of Flanders (Antwerp/Gent) where he performed in productions of Rusalka, Der Schmied von Gent (Schreker), Werther, Ariadne auf Naxos, Der Silbersee and L'heure espagnole among others. In 2022 Daniel participated in the world Premiere of the Convert by Wim Henderickx, made his debut in Liege and has joined the ensemble of the Schola Heidelberg in three projects. In 2023, Daniel will return to Antwerp as a guest to sing prince Arjuna in Satyagraha and Basilio/Curzio in Le nozze di Figaro.