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, Mao Tse-tung (Nixon in China) and the tenor solos in The Dream of Gerontius.
In Australia Bradley has performed with OA – Curley/Of Mice and Men (Green Room Award), Don José/Carmen, Siegmund/Der Ring des Nibelungen and Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly. For Opera Queensland – Florestan/Fidelio, Rodolfo/La bohème, Nick/La fanciulla del West; for SOSA, Otello, Narraboth/Salome; Dick Johnson/La fanciulla del West; Canio/Pagliacci, Walther/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; for Victorian Opera, Erik/Der fliegende Hollander and for the Brisbane Festival, Bob Boles/Peter Grimes.
In 2018 Bradley debuted the role of Siegfried/Der Ring des Nibelungen and Götterdämmerung for Opera Kiel. In 2019 he debuted the role of Der Kaiser/Die Frau ohne Schatten; in 2020/21 Barney/Summer of the Seventeenth Doll for SOSA, Tito/La clemenza di Tito for National Opera and Don Basilio/The Marriage of Figaro for Opera Qld.
Internationally he has sung with Opera North, Welsh National Opera, English National Opera, Opera Holland Park, Co-Opera Ireland, Muziektheatre Transparent in Belgium, Compagnia d’Opera Italiana di Milano and Opera Nomade in Paris.