“A typical belcanto singer possessing a deep and unusual baritone timbre, full of nuances, which changes the expressiveness through its vocal interpretation from furious to lyric sounding”. This is how the German critics extol Peter Danailov.
Except his regular monthly performances as a soloist at the Sofia National Opera House, this year more important participations are: two concerts at SAP Arena Mannheim, Germany, a performance as baron Scarpia in “Tosca” by Puccini and two concerts at the National Opera House Kishinau - Moldova in September 2009 and in “Rigoletto” at the Astra Opera Theatre in Malta in October the same year.
He has been invited two serial seasons (2005-2006, 2006-2007) to Staatsoper Hamburg, Germany for the roles of Giorgio Germont in “La Traviata” by Verdi and Sharpless in “Madame Butterfly” by Puccini. During the season 2006-2007 he also performs Nabucco in the opera with the same name by Verdi on SAP Arena – Mannheim, as well as Rigoletto in Braunschweig, Germany. It is for seven consecutive seasons that the Bulgarian baritone has been a guest soloist of the Opera Theatre in Klagenfurt, Austria for the performances of Don Carlos (Rodrigo), La Boheme (Marcello), L’italiana in Algeri (Taddeo), Lucia di Lammermour (Lord Ashton), La Traviata (Giorgio Germont)
Big success enjoys his participations in the performances of the Toscana Opera Festival in Italy, where during the years he participated in “La traviata” /2001/, “Pagliacci”/2006/, “Cavalleria rusticana”/2006/, “Il barbiere di Siviglia”/2008/ and “Carmen” /2008/.
Peter Danailov is a frequent guest of the “Auditorium” in Palma de Mallorca where in 2002 he sang “La traviata”, in 2007 – “Carmen” , “Il barbiere di Siviglia” , in 2008 – “Carmen” , “La traviata” and “Tosca”.
Since 2003 till 2005 Peter Danailov is soloist of the Opera Theatre in Bonn, Germany where he is lead baritone and turns into a favorite of the audience. At this stage he made a debut with a triumphant success in the roes of Macbeth from the opera of the same name by Verdi, Shishkov from “The Deadly Home” by Leos Janacek, Don Carlos di Vargas from “La Forza del Destino” by Verdi and Eugene Onegin from the opera with the same name by Tchaikovsky.
In 2002 he interprets in world-wide famous production of “Il barbiere di Siviglia” as Figaro the barber, conducted by the Nobel prize awarded italian dramatic author, conductor and writer Dario Fo in Muenchener Deutsches Theater, Germany and Norwich Theatre House, England and Churchill Theatre in London, England. The same season he interprets the baritone part from “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff in “Auditorio Nacional de Musica” and “Auditorio de Barcelona” in Spain.
In 1995 Peter Danailov graduates at the “P.Vladiguerov “State Music Academy in the class of Assoc. Prof. Sabin Markov. The same year he makes a debut at the stage of the Burgas Opera in the part of Giorgio Germont from the opera “La Traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi.
Peter Danailov’s first appearances at the professional stage are related to the Varna opera Theatre. In March 1998 he specializes in the master class of Gena Dimitrova organized in Sofia. In November performs with Gena Dimitrova at her bestowing with the prestige award “Lira d’argento” from the Opera Union “Amici del belcanto” in Vienna, Austria. He is also her frequent partner in many performances and concerts through the years.
The same year his appearances at the stage of the National Opera and Ballet in Sofia start as Rodrigo in “Don Carlos” by Verdi, De Serie in “Fedora” by Giordano, Figaro in “The Barber of Seville” by Rossini, Valentine in “Faust” by Charles Gounod, Escamillo in Carmen“, etc. In the summer of 1999 the singer performs the part of Prince Igor in the homonymous opera by Borodin in the co-production of the Sofia National Opera and Bolshoy Theatre – Moscow, within the traditional Opera at the Square show. There follows a tour with the same opera at the 48th International Festival in Santander, Spain in August 1999.
Peter Danailov has been a guest many times in England, Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy, Holland, Switzerland and Greece.
Of the cantata-oratorio works his repertoire features the baritone part from “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff ,“Deutsche Requiem” by Brahms and “Mathaus Passion” by Bach.
He s a winner of the First Prize, Gold Medal and the Award of the Audience at the International Competition for Young Opera Singers “Boris Christov” in Sofia in 2000. He has realized records for the Bulgarian National Radio and the National Television.