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AS PERFORMER:

August 9, 2019

What Emily Dickinson Heard – And Didn’t

The Emily Dickinson International Society Conference

Asilomar, California

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What Emily Dickinson Heard – And Didn’t

Improvisatory Opera-Theatre Work-In-Progress

Devised by Kit Young

Daniel Neer, Rhapsodist/Singer/Reciter/Trumpet 

Kit Young & Eve Kodiak, Piano/Percussion

Ted Gorodetzky, Director

Friday, August 9, 1pm

The Emily Dickinson International Society 2019 Conference

Asilomar, California

 

September 8, 2019

im/permanence 

Chamber Music for Voice and Piano Trio

Daniel Neer, baritone and the Camarata Trio

Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center

Otterbein University, OH

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im/permanence 

Featuring vocal chamber music works by Lori Laitman, Amy Beach, Ethel Glenn Hier, Ellen Mandel, the world premiere of BABEL by Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz, and folk song settings by Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Joseph Haydn.

Daniel Neer, baritone
Camarata Trio:
  Suzanne Newcomb, piano
  Ariane Sletner, violin
  Luis Biava, cello

Sunday, September 8, 7pm | FREE
Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center
Otterbein University
170 W. Park Street
Westerville, Ohio

For more information, visit Otterbein University.

 

March 30, 2020

Water Music

Art Song in Recital

Daniel Neer, baritone and Suzanne Newcomb, piano

Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center

Otterbein University, OH

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Water Music

Featuring songs by John Ireland, Charles T. Griffes, John Duke, Chandler Carter, Karen Tanaka and Charles Ives. Also featuring “Gitchee Gumee”, a song cycle by Jonathan David and Daniel Neer, and the World Premiere by Sara Graef with text by Daniel Neer.

Daniel Neer, baritone
Suzanne Newcomb, piano

Monday, March 30, 8pm | FREE
Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center
Otterbein University
170 W. Park Street
Westerville, Ohio

For more information, visit Otterbein University.

 

AS LIBRETTIST / LYRICIST:

BABEL          (premiere)

September 8, 2019

Vocal Chamber Work for Baritone and Piano Trio

Music by Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz, Lyrics by Daniel Neer

Riley Auditorium at Battelle Fine Arts Center

Otterbein University  |  Weesterville, Ohio

 

Independence Eve          (second production)

January 24 & 26, 2020

An American Opera in Three Scenes

Music by Sidney Boquiren, Libretto by Daniel Neer

Opera Birmingham  |  Birmingham, Alabama

 

WORKS IN PROGRESS:

 

Lucky Dragon Number Five

April 18, 2020     (anticipated premiere date)

A Chamber Work for Lyric Baritone and Percussion Ensemble

Music by Spencer Stern, Libretto by Daniel Neer

Otterbein University  |  Westerville, Ohio

 

Hopper Haiku

Twenty-One Songs for Voice and Piano

Inspired by America’s Premiere Realist Painter

Music by Ellen Mandel, Haiku by Daniel Neer

 

Dona nobis pacem

An American Oratorio for Men’s Chorus

Music by Jonathan David, Lyrics by Daniel Neer

 

Polar Bear

Chamber Work for Baritone and Trombone

On Themes of Global Warming

Music by Sara Graef, Poetry by Daniel Neer

 

The Can Best Be Described As Wings

Monodrama for Male Voice and Piano

Music by Jodi DiPiazza, Libretto by Daniel Neer