Peter Rolfe Dauz / bass-baritone
San Francisco native, Filipino-American bass-baritone Peter Rolfe Dauz’s performance highlights include Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte), Leporello (Don Giovanni), Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Achilla (Giulio Cesare), and Claudio (Agrippina). In 2014, Dauz began his graduate studies at McGill University and performed the title role in Le nozze di Figaroas well as Betto in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi. Dauz received his Master’s degree from the Graduate Vocal Arts Program at the Bard College Conservatory of Music where he worked with Sanford Sylvan and Dawn Upshaw. At Bard, Dauz sang the role of the Sprecher in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöteand was a soloist in Handel’s Messiah. In 2016, Peter Rolfe was invited as one of fifteen young professionals to Open Space: Opera in the 21st Century where he performed the role of Junius in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretiaat The Banff Centre directed by Paul Curran. This season with the Maryland Opera Studio, Dauz sang the role of the Jailer in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites.
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