Tenor Ryan Daly is quickly establishing themselves as a rising young talent in the opera world.
is quickly establishing themselves as a rising talent in the opera world. In 2019, Ryan made their Shreveport Opera debut as The Padre in Man of La Mancha and was scheduled to return to Shreveport to perform the roles of Basilio and Don Curzio in Le nozze di Figaro, Dave in Pepito, and Carlos in Feel the Tango (all cancelled due to COVID-19). In addition, Ryan was scheduled to make their role debut as Don José in Peter Brooks’ adaptation, La tragedie de Carmen. In addition to their operatic engagements for the 2019/20 season, Ryan made their debut as the tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Marshall Symphony Orchestra. Over the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons, Ryan performed as a soloist with Opera Omaha, both in recital and in their production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.
Ryan has sung in productions ACROSs the United States.
Highlights include Tito in La Clemenza di Tito, Ulisse in Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, and Braun in the world premiere of Robert Chumbley’s Hidden Jewel. Ryan has performed with companies across the country, including Shreveport Opera, Opera Omaha, the Aspen Opera Theater, Miami Music Festival, and Utah Lyric Opera. In concert, they have been heard as a soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Marshall Symphony Orchestra, Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis with the Heartland Philharmonic, and Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel with the Civic Orchestra of Abilene.
Ryan Daly has trained in voice with Allan Glassman, Dr. Stephen King, Dr. Marcus DeLoach, and Dr. Rick Piersall; in acting with Anthony Laciura and Brandon McShaffery; and has coached with Luke Housner, Sean Kelly, Hal France, and Valéry Ryvkin. They hold a B.M. from Abilene Christian University and an M.M. from Temple University. Additionally, Ryan is an alumnus of the Aspen Music Festival and School, Miami Music Festival, and the Utah Vocal Arts Academy.