Archive for 2016
Houston Grand Opera (World Premiere) Cullen Theater Patrick Summers, conductor Leonard Foglia, director
An aria excerpt from Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro. Washington National Opera, 2016.
Houston Grand Opera Antonino Fogliani, conductor Garnett Bruce, director Francesca Zambello, production
“But the surprise was baritone Joshua Hopkins, a last-minute replacement for ailing Sol Jin, as Marguerite’s stalwart brother Valentin. He, too, is blessed with a body for tights, but his voice, mon dieu, has mellowed into a real instrument of purity, clarity and quality. Looking like Prince Valiant doesn’t hurt, and in all aspects, he […]
Joshua has won critical acclaim for his extraordinary portrayal of Valentin in Faust with Houston Grand Opera. D.L. Groover at The Houston Press professes Joshua stole the show, “his voice, mon dieu, has mellowed into a real instrument of purity, clarity and quality.” Broadway World’s Gary Laird proclaims Joshua “plays the valiant soldier with verve […]
With Lisette Oropesa. Washington National Opera, 2016. Photo by Scott Suchman.