This winter Joshua makes his exciting Lyric Opera of Chicago debut in Weinberg’s riveting The Passenger as Tadeusz, a Polish political prisoner imprisoned in Auschwitz.  Conducted by Lyric’s music director, Sir Andrew Davis, the cast includes Amanda Majeski, Daveda Karanas, and Brandon Jovanovich in David Pountney’s extraordinary production.

“Music of beauty and enormity…it is a perfect masterpiece…it is a hymn to humanity…to the international solidarity of those who, subjected to the most terrible evil, stood up against fascism.” Dmitri Shostakovich