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Baritone Daniel Narducci

A multi-faceted artist whose talents have been captured through live stage presentations, recordings, documentaries, and television, Daniel Narducci has appeared on stages from Lincoln Center in New York to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. He has performed in concert with many of the world’s most prestigious orchestras and opera companies, appeared worldwide on musical theatre stages, and been seen on television productions with PBS and the BBC.


For his recent performances as Arthur in Camelot with the Indianapolis Opera, Daniel Narducci was awarded Best Actor in a Musical for the Indianapolis Regional Awards.




Daniel Narducci

Curriculum vitae


University of Indianapolis                                                                                                                    

Department of Music                                                                                                                          

1400 East Hanna Avenue                                                                                                                    

Indianapolis, IN 46227                                                                                                               




2019             D.M.A. in Voice Performance, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music 

2015             M.M. in Voice Performance, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

1990             B.M. in Voice Performance, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music




2014-2019    Adjunct Voice Faculty, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2009-2017    Private Voice Studio averaging 20 weekly students per year, Bloomington, IN

2010             Adjunct Voice Faculty, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

1998-1999    Adjunct Voice Faculty, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT




2019             Indianapolis Opera Masterclass with Resident Artists, Indianapolis, IN

2018/2015    University of Indianapolis Public Masterclass, Indianapolis, IN

2014             Cardinal Stage Company Summer Intensive in Musical Theatre, Bloomington, IN

2011             Centralia College, Centralia, WA

2009             Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, AZ          

2002             University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE

1998             Jackson State University, Jackson, MS






2018             Marcello in La Bohème, Indianapolis Opera, Indianapolis, IN

2018             Manfred in For a Look or a Touch (Jake Heggie), Faculty Artists Series - University of

                          Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2010             Sharpless in Madama Butterfly (Semi-staged), Canton Symphony, Canton, OH

2008             Silvio in I Pagliacci, Opera Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

2007             Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette, Cleveland Opera, Cleveland, OH

2005             Escamillo in Carmen, Indianapolis Opera, Indianapolis, IN

1998             Escamillo in Carmen, The New Orleans Opera, New Orleans, LA

1998             Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Mississippi Opera, Jackson, MS

1995             Escamillo in Carmen, The Kentucky Opera, Louisville, KY

1995             Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Chattanooga Opera, Chattanooga, TN

1994             Marcello in La Bohème, Central City Opera, Central City, CO

1994             Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Nashville Opera, Nashville, TN

1994             Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Nashville Opera, Nashville, TN

1994             Belcore in L’elisir d’amore, Hawaii Opera island tour of Maui, Kauai, and Oahu

1993             Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Columbus Opera, Columbus, OH

1993             Ben in The Telephone, West Virginia Symphony Statewide Tour

1992             Pallante in Aggrippina, Washington National Opera, Washington, D.C.

1992             Escamillo in Carmen, Plaza de Toros, Queretaro, Mexico - Enrique Batiz, Conductor

1991             Salvatore in The Saint of Bleecker Street (Directed by Giancarlo Menotti),

                          Washington National Opera, Washington, D.C.

1991             Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Summer Opera Theatre, Washington, D.C.

1990             Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Palm Beach Opera, Palm Beach, FL

1990             Escamillo in Carmen, The Nashville Opera, Nashville, TN


Musical Theatre/Operetta


1998             Lancelot in Camelot, U.S. Equity National Tour with Robert Goulet as King Arthur

1994             Lancelot in Camelot, North American Tour with James Warwick as King Arthur

1995-96        Old Deuteronomy in Cats, Hamburg Operettenhaus, Stella Productions

2019             Arthur in Camelot, Indianapolis Opera, Indianapolis, IN

2018             Stanley in Tuning In, Bloomington Playwright’s Project,  Bloomington, IN

2009             Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Cardinal Stage Company, Bloomington, IN

2003             Strephon in Iolanthe, Cleveland Opera, Cleveland, CO

2005             Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd, Cleveland Opera, Cleveland, CO

2001             Danilo in The Merry Widow, Chautauqua Opera, Chautauqua, NY

2002             Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus, Fresno Grand Opera, Fresno, CA

1993             Jim Kenyon in Rose Marie, Central City Opera, Central City, CO

2004             Dr. Engel in The Student Prince, Central City Opera, Central City, CO




2001             Soloist in Pops at the Phil: A Century of Broadway, PBS Telecast,

                         Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, Erich Kunzel, conductor, co-starring Frederica von Stade

1993             Soloist in Kurt Weill in America: I’m A Stranger Here Myself, BBC/Hessischer

                         Rundfunk documentary with Judy Kaye, aired in Germany and England

2004             Soloist with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China,

                         Nationwide Live Telecast throughout China





2004/2018    Captain Hook in the world premiere complete recording of Leonard Bernstein’s

                        Peter Pan with Linda Eder as Wendy, Koch International Records (2004) -

                        complete work included in Bernstein: Complete Works and

                        re-released by Deutsche Grammophon (2018)

2001             Timeless Broadway, debut solo recording with Orchestra Indianapolis, 

                        Archaeus Records

2015             Our Broadway Romance, duet recording with Heather Hertling Narducci, 

                        Archaeus Records

2005             Christmas Once More, solo recording, Archaeus Records


Orchestra Performances 


1998             Old American Songs by Aaron Copland, Boston Pops Orchestra, 

                        Robert Bernhardt, Conductor

1991             Old American Songs by Aaron Copland, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at the

                         Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center, and Bravo! Colorado music festival, Erich Kunzel, Conductor

2004             Tour to Beijing, Shanghai, and Singapore, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra,

                         Erich Kunzel, Conductor

2000             American Operetta with narrator Roger Rees, Collegiate Chorale, Alice Tully Hall,

                         New York, NY, Robert Bass, Conductor

2005             Tribute to Jerry Herman featuring Jerry Herman, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra,

                         Don Pippin, Conductor

2009             Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (Ravel), Fairbanks Symphony,

                         Eduard Zilberkant, Conductor

2013             A Pops 4th of July, Indianapolis Symphony, Alfred Savia, Conductor 

2005             Romancing the Song, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Jeff Tyzik, Conductor

2007             A White Hot Christmas, Toronto Symphony, Erich Kunzel, Conductor

1989             Professional orchestral debut singing three spirituals, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra,

                         Erich Kunzel, Conductor

1998             Tribute to Broadway, Cairo Symphony, performances in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt

2010             Those Fabulous Forties ~ Portland Symphony, Jeff Tyzik, Conductor

1989-2018    Featured as a soloist on programs with the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, Houston Symphony, Dallas Symphony, National Center Orchestra (Ottawa, Ontario), Edmonton Orchestra, Portland Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Denver Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Mobile Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Evansville Philharmonic, Hartford Symphony, San Mateo Symphony, Mississippi Symphony, West Shore Symphony, Waterbury Symphony, Southwest Florida Symphony, and the Cleveland Orchestra




2018             Great American Songbook, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2016             Marginalia by Evan Chambers, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2016             Heroes and Villains, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2015             A Night at the Opera, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2012             Gold Coast Opera, South Florida Concert Tour (5 performances)

2010-2011    United States Tour - solo recital tour of 30 cities throughout the U.S.,

                         presented by Live On Stage Productions, Nashville,     TN                    

2008-2009    United States Tour - solo recital tour of 31 cities throughout the U.S.,

                         presented by Live On Stage Productions, Nashville, TN

2004             Fairbanks Concert Association, Fairbanks, AK

2002             University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE

2000             Dover Beach (Barber) and Love Blows as the Wind Blows (Butterworth),

                        Manchester String Quartet, Manchester, VT




2020             Bass soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Fairbanks Symphony, Fairbanks, AK, 

                        Eduard Zilberkant, Conductor

2017             Bass soloist in Schubert’s Mass in G Major, University of Indianapolis Faculty Concert

                         Series Gala Opening, Raymond Leppard, Conductor

2016             Bass soloist in Haydn’s St. Nicolas Mass, University of Indianapolis Faculty Concert

                         Series Gala Opening, Raymond Leppard, Conductor

2015             Bass soloist in Verdi’s Requiem, Fairbanks Symphony, Fairbanks, AK, 

                        Eduard Zilberkant, Conductor

2015             Baritone Soloist in Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on Christmas Carols, University of

                         Indianapolis Festival Orchestra and Chorus

2007             Jesus in J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion, Mississauga Choral Society (Canada)

2010             Jesus in J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Bloomington Chamber Singers,

                         Bloomington, IN

2012             Baritone Soloist in Johannes Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, Lima Symphony,

                         Lima, OH

2009             Bass Soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Columbus Symphony, Columbus, IN




2019             Vocal Coach, Feinstein Songbook Academy, Palladium Arts Center, Carmel, IN,

                         Michael Feinstein’s eight-day competition/training for forty high school age singers

2019             Instructor, Vocal Arts Institute at Indianapolis Opera, Summer program for

                         high school age singers

2016             National Judge, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition, Orlando, FL

2015             Judge, National Society of Arts and Letters Regional Musical Theatre Competition,  

                         Bloomington, IN

2015             Judge, University of Indianapolis Young Artist Awards, Indianapolis, IN

2013             Judge, National Society of Arts and Letters Regional Vocal Competition,  

                         Bloomington, IN




2007             Distinguished Singing Hoosier Alumni Award, presented by Robert Stoll

1990             Performer’s Certificate from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music




Actor’s Equity Association

American Guild of Musical Artists

National Association of Teachers of Singing 


REFERENCES - Contact Information Available Upon Request


Robert Bernhardt

Chattanooga Symphony and Opera

Music Director Emeritus


George Pinney

Professor Emeritus, Musical Theatre B.F.A. Program

Indiana University, Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance


Dr. Kathleen Hacker

University of Indianapolis

Professor of Music and Director of Vocal Studies


Wolfgang Brendel

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Professor of Practice (Voice)


Dr. Gregory Martin

University of Indianapolis

Assistant Professor of Music, Piano