Daniel Helfgot's credits include well
over 200 productions of a repertoire of over 100 operas, operettas and
zarzuelas from the Baroque to the contemporary.
His international credits include productions for
the National Opera of Albania, the famed Teatro Colón as well as the Teatro
Argentino in Argentina, National Opera of Costa Rica, Aaland in Finland,
Dortmund in Germany, Opera Nacional de Bellas Artes in Mexico, with extended
work in Austria, Canada, Sweden, Israel, France, and Italy.
In the US he has directed
productions for companies from Guam to Maine and from Montana to Florida
including such opera companies as Baltimore, Festival Opera (California,
Pennsylvania, and Utah), Chattanooga, Eugene, Virginia Opera, Knoxville,
Memphis, Shreveport, Orlando, Billings, Sacramento, Spring Opera and Western
Opera Theater of San Francisco, and Utah Opera, among many others.
His work also includes writing, performing, and
staging dance, and cabaret shows.
He has received an Opera Director of the Year award
from the Classical Singer Magazine, an Artist Laureate award from Arts
Council Silicon Valley and has been honored with the Koret Israel Prize..
His teaching record includes a guest professorship
at the Musikhochschule of the Vienna University, Austria and the leadership
of the Vocal and Vocal Accompanying Programs at the Music Academy of the
West in Santa Barbara, California, the Opera Program at UMKC, the National
Academy of the Arts, Taiwan; the Instituto Superior de Arte, Teatro Colón,
Argentina; the Academy of Music in Ĺland, Finland, among many others.