Daniel Kirch is able to give his Florestan the tenoral beautiful sound, his Gott, welch Dunkel hier ... is a breathtaking accusation for personal freedom" Operapoint.com
He started his international career with parts like Lenski (Eugen Onegin), Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Fenton (Falstaff), Truffaldino (The love for Three Oranges), Steuermann (Der fliegende Holländer), Ferrando (Così fan tutte) and Tamino (Die Zauberflöte).
During the last years Daniel Kirch has been preparing a change of repertoire. He now sings more dramatic roles. In 2007 he made his debut as Max in concert performances of „Freischütz“ in Warsaw. In 2012 he was heard as Lenz in Jakob Lenz in Warsaw and gave Max Piccolomini in Wallenstein in Wien. Also in 2012 he gave his highly acclaimed debut as Florestan in Fidelio in Hof. Another performance as Marco Venero in Catharina Cornaro in October 2012 at the Prinzregententheater in Munich with the Rundfunkorchester of the Bayrischer Rundfunk will be published on CD.
In 2010/11 he made his debut as Waldemar in Schönberg`s „Gurre-Lieder“, also with Lothar Zagrosek, with Reinbert de Leeuw in Rotterdam and Den Haag, as well as with Maestro Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Tel Aviv in 2011. A CD of the concert is released in October 2012.
Kirch sang Schubert`s „Wintereise“, in an orchestrated version by Zender with the Klangforum Wien, Prince in „The Love for Three Oranges“, Schmidt`s „Buch mit sieben Siegeln“ in Karlsruhe and a concert performance of the rarely performed opera „Regina“ by Lortzing with the Munich Radio Orchestra (director: Ulf Schirmer) as well as Kaufmann in “Jakob Lenz” by Rihm in Warsaw.
2013 he gave a highly acclaimed debut as Stolzing in Leipzig. In March 2013 he was Paul again in Die tote Stadt at the Theater Hof and and was celebrated by critics as well as by the audience. Erik in Der Fliegende Holländer follows in Warschau and in Bergen he can be heard in the new production of Fidelio as Florestan. His debut as ParsifaI follows in Leipzig 2014.