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Archive for February 2017


Canadian Opera Company Bernard Labadie, conductor Ashlie Corcoran, director Diane Paulus, production

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Joshua will make an exciting European debut with Dutch National Opera this March performing the iconic Niccolò Machiavelli in the World Premiere of Mohammed Fairouz’s The New Prince. This is the second opera by the young American composer, who is strongly engaged with social and political issues, and has a deep respect for the power […]

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Joshua has won critical acclaim for his extraordinary portrayal of Papageno in Die Zauberflöte with the Canadian Opera Company. Musical Toronto proclaims that the combination of Joshua’s “smooth, warm, exceptionally beautiful lyric baritone” with his “funny, endearing, mischievous performance,” is a real winner.  Opera Going Toronto claims, “Hopkins holds us victim, delighted and spellbound” and […]

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“Top vocal and dramatic honours went to the Papageno of Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins, who fully embodied the Bird-catcher. Funny, endearing, good-natured, mischievous are just a few adjectives to describe his acting. Combine that with a smooth, warm, exceptionally beautiful lyric baritone, and you have a real winner. At 38, it’s an age when some […]

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