Grammy Award-winning baritone Daniel Belcher, an HGO Studio alumnus, has appeared at HGO as James Addison Mills III in A House without a Christmas Tree (2017), Taddeo in The Italian Girl in Algiers (2012), the title role in Billy Budd (2008), Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (2005), Papageno in The Magic Flute (2004), Schaunard in La bohème (2002), John Brooke in Little Women (2000 and world premiere in 1998), and the title role in Orfeo (1999), among others. With a repertoire of more than 80 roles, Belcher has championed roles from the Baroque to those composed expressly for him. He came to international attention in 2004 creating the role of Prior Walter in Peter Eötvös’s Angels in America for the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. In the 2021-22 season, Belcher joined the Metropolitan Opera for Akhnaten and Rigoletto. Recent engagements during the COVID-impacted seasons included William in The Fall of the House of Usher with Boston Lyric Opera, a return to On Site Opera for Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, a concert with the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, and Older Thompson in Glory Denied with Berkshire Opera Festival. Engagements in the 2022-23 season include a return to Opera Colorado.