Countertenor Daniel Elgersma (1988) started singing as a boy soprano at age 6 in the Martini Boyschoir Sneek where he soon became a chorister. As a countertenor he obtained a Bachelor- and Master degree in Early Music Singing at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. During his Masters he specialized in Ornamentation in early 17th century English Music. He was coached by Michael Chance, Peter Kooij, Jill Feldman and Lenie van den Heuvel.
At age 17 Daniel debuted as a countertenor soloist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Other soloistic activities were soon to follow, such as Purcell recitals with Lucy van Dael and Bach’s alto-solo cantatas with Klaas Stok.
Daniel performs with established conductors and ensembles in the Early Music field. As a soloist he worked with Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Masaaki Suzuki, Joshua Rifkin, Jean Tubéry, Daniel Reuss and Jos van Veldhoven. He also actively performs with Early Music ensembles Vox Luminis (Lionel Meunier) and Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam (Harry van der Kamp).
Coming up solistic performances include collaborations with Daniel Reuss & Orchestra of the 18th Century, Lars Ulrik Mortensen & Concerto Copenhagen and François Lazarevitch & Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien.