Daniel O'Hearn is an emerging operatic tenor from Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. O'Hearn is currently a resident artist with Utah Opera. His 2021/22 season responsibilities include performing the roles of Bill in Dove’s Flight and Spoletta in Puccini’s Tosca, as well as covering Count Almaviva in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
In the summer of 2021, Mr. O'Hearn was a first year apprentice artist at Santa Fe Opera. There, he covered the roles of Tom Snout in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Peasant in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, and sang in the chorus. He has been invited back for Santa Fe Opera’s 2022 season, covering the roles of Remendado in Bizet's Carmen and The Sailor and The Shepherd in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.
In addition to his operatic work, Mr. O’Hearn has also performed as a soloist in a number of classical concert works. Recently, he has performed in Stravinsky's Pulcinella and Handel’s Messiah with The Utah Symphony with Maestro Thierry Fischer.
In June of 2020, he graduated with a master of music in performance from DePaul University’s School of Music in Chicago, IL.
Mr. O’Hearn has also competed in several singing competitions, winning a Metropolitan Opera National Council 2021-2022 Grand Finalist prize. He was also the winner of the 2019 American Prize from the American Prize Oratorio Society of Chicago, and placed first in the 2019 Kleinman Competition.
Mr. O'Hearn is managed by Stratagem Artists.