Australian tenor, Bradley Daley has won critical and popular praise for some of opera’s most expansive tenor roles – Siegfried, Der Kaiser, Otello, Florestan, Canio, Don José and Erik. Most notable have been his interpretations of Mao Tse-tung in Nixon in China and the tenor solos in The Dream of Gerontius.
For Opera Queensland Bradley has performed the roles of Florestan in Fidelio, Rodolfo in La bohème and Dick Johnson in La fanciulla del West, as well as Bob Boles in Peter Grimes for the 2018 Brisbane Festival.
In 2018 Bradley debuted the role of Siegfried in Der Ring des Nibelungen for Opera Kiel. In 2019 he debuted the role of Der Kaiser in Die Frau ohne Schatten, followed by another complete Ring cycle for Opera Kiel. Last year he also toured nationally singing Pinkerton in Opera Australia’s production of Madama Butterfly.
Internationally he has sung with Opera North, Welsh National Opera, English National Opera, Holland Park Opera, Co-Opera Ireland and performed regularly with Muziektheatre Transparent in Belgium, Compagnia d'Opera Italiana di Milano, and Opera Nomade in Paris. In 2005 he was invited to give the first performance of a Western opera at the Hanoi Opera House.
Concert performances include Rachmaninoff’s The Bells, Dvorák's Stabat Mater, Verdi's Requiem, Puccini's Messa di Gloria, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Die erste Walpurgisnacht for the Prague Music Festival, Messiah with the Britten Sinfonia at Snape Maltings and Elgar’s The Kingdom and The Dream of Gerontius at Melbourne Town Hall.