Daniel Weeks’ varied career encompasses the opera stage, oratorios with orchestras, and recitals. His 2017–18 season includes performances as a soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with Grand Rapids Symphony and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra. Last season, Mr. Weeks performed Handel’s Messiah with the Rochester Philharmonic. Recent season engagements include Belmonte in a concert version of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the Princeton University Orchestra, the world-premiere concert staging of Gregory Vajda’s opera Georgia Bottoms with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah with the Orquesta Sinfónica Naciónal de México, concert performances and a new recording of Mozart’s Requiem with the Winter Park Bach Festival (FL), and Elijah with the South Dakota Symphony. Other highlights include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Dallas Symphony and Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass with the Columbus Symphony and Huntsville Symphony, Verdi’s Requiem with the Orquesta Sinfónica Naciónal de Costa Rica, and Bruckner’s Te Deum and Bach’s Magnificat with the Houston Symphony.
Mr. Weeks serves on the faculties of the University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He and pianist Naomi Oliphant have collaborated on Women of Firsts, a recital showcasing art songs of internationally recognized female composers, which they have recorded with a grant from the University of Louisville.