Josh Lovell

Voice Type: Tenor

Hometown: Victoria, Canada

Merola Roles: Schwabacher Summer Concert


Schools: University of Michigan; University of Victoria; Opera NUOVA; Opera on the Avalon
Teachers:
Stanford Olsen, Benjamin Butterfield
Major Roles or Experience: Ferrando (Così fan tutte); Bao Yu (Dream of the Red Chamber workshop); Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi); Le Prince Charmant (Cendrillon); Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni); Bardolfo (Falstaff); Normanno (Lucia di Lammermoor); Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte); Alexis (The Sorcerer); Mozart (Mozart and Salieri); Jephtha (Jeptha); Uriel (The Creation); Zadok (Solomon); First Sailor (Dido and Aeneas)

Other Interests:

Veganism, personal training, history, board games, technology, and reading


Awards: Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions 2016 Great Lakes Region Encouragement Award Winner; Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions 2015 Michigan District Winner; Vancouver Opera Guild Career Development Grant 2015; Johann Strauss Foundation Scholarship Award recipient 2014; University of Victoria Concerto Competition Winner 2013

Upcoming: Tenor Soloist (Handel's Messiah) with the Victoria Symphony; Tenor Soloist (Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610) with Audivi Vocem; Tenor Soloist (Bach's Mass in B minor) with The Handel Society of Music