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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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Joshua is delighted to begin 2017 with a return to the Canadian Opera Company with his critically acclaimed Papageno.  Last seen at the company performing the title role in Rossini’s iconic Il barbiere di Siviglia, Joshua is sure to thrill audiences once again with his endearing portrayal of Mozart’s bird-catcher.  Bernard Labadie is at the […]

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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 […]

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Joshua adds an exciting appearance this season as Valentin with Houston Grand Opera in Francesca Zambello’s beautiful production of Faust.  Conducted by Antonino Fogliani, the opera promises to be an intense evening of exquisite singing and fascinating drama with a cast led by Michael Fabiano, Ana María Martínez, and Luca Pisaroni.

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Joshua is thrilled to be performing three of Mozart’s iconic roles in one season.  Last seen in his critically acclaimed performance as Papageno, he begins the season with a return to Washington National Opera as Count Almaviva, a signature role.   This Le nozze di Figaro features a spectacular cast led by conductor James Gaffigan.  Later […]

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10 years ago, Joshua made his debut with the Santa Fe Opera during their 50th Season, with his critically-acclaimed, endearing Papageno.  This year, following his much-lauded performance of Nardo in Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera last season, Joshua returns for the Santa Fe Opera’s 60th Season to sing Olivier in Richard Strauss’ Capriccio.  Conducted by Leo […]

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