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You can catch Joshua in movie theatres across the globe performing the role of Orpheus in Eurydice, Matthew Aucoin’s captivating new take on the Orpheus story. With a libretto by Sarah Ruhl, adapted from her acclaimed 2003 play, the opera reimagines the familiar tale from Eurydice’s point of view. Yannick Nézet-Séguin oversees the December 4 […]

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Joshua returns to The Metropolitan Opera for the New York premier of Matthew Aucoin & Sarah Ruhl’s stunning new opera Eurydice. He revisits Orpheus, the role he created at the World Premier at LA Opera in February 2020. Joshua is joined by the luminous soprano Erin Morley in the title role, along with Nathan Berg […]

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In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Vocal Arts DC presents Joshua and Myra Huang in a digital recital from October 8-19. The program features the powerful cycle Songs For Murdered Sisters written for Joshua by Jake Heggie and Margaret Atwood. The recital also explores poems & songs from past centuries by Schubert, Fauré & Debussy, examining them […]

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Critics are loving Joshua’s debut as the swaggering Belcore in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s The Elixir of Love. The Chicago Sun Times gives the show 4 stars and claims, “With his rich baritone, Hopkins’s Belcore was much more than a self-important lothario.” Chicago Classical Review  affirms, “Hopkins sang with a fine, dark-hued voice throughout and […]

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Joshua makes his debut with the Edinburgh International Festival performing his first Harlekin in R. Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos. Conducted by Lothar Koenigs, Joshua is joined by a spectacular cast that includes Dorothea Röschmann, David Butt Philip, Brenda Rae, and Catriona Morison. This wonderful semi-staged production directed by Louisa Muller will be available to watch online from August 29 to […]

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Joshua is thrilled to win his first JUNO Award for Massenet’s Thaïs in the Best Classical Album: Vocal or Choral category. The Toronto Symphony Orchestra recording of Massenet’s emotionally riveting opera Thaïs was released in May 2020 on the prestigious Chandos label. Conducted by TSO Conductor Laureate Sir Andrew Davis, featuring Erin Wall in the […]

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