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Daniel Joy

Daniel Joy    Tenor

Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

Rachmaninov Vespers at All Saints', Wokingham on March 22nd, 2014.

Daniel Joy            Tenor

Daniel Joy studied music at Durham University where he gained a first class music degree, was awarded the Eve Myra Kisch Price Prize for outstanding academic achievement and was a choral scholar at Durham Cathedral, before studying on the postgraduate vocal course at The Royal College of Music, and recently graduated with distinction from the opera course at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Daniel made his professional stage debut as Kozak in Statkowski's Maria for Wexford Festival Opera, also broadcast on BBC, Schweizer Radio DRS and RTE Radio Ireland. He has returned to Wexford to preform The Poor Horn Player (Delius' A Village Romer and Juliet) and Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi), the title role in Albert Herring at GSMD, covered various roles in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea for Glyndebourne Festival, cover of Cassio (Otello) for Opera North, Adolfo/Gobin/cover Prunier in Puccini's La Rondine for Opera di Peroni/Go Opera, The Duke (Rigoletto) and Goro (Madame Butterfly) both for Opera Brava, cover of Remendado (Carmen) for Scottish Opera, Alfred (Die Fledermaus) for Kentish Opera and the lead role of Jimmy in John Estacio's Lillian Ailing at The Banff Centre, Canada, in a joint production with Vancouver Opera.

Recent concert performances include Finzi's Die Natalis (Britten Sinfonia), Handel's Messiah (Cadogan Hall), the Evangelist in Bach's St. John Passion (St Martin-in-the Fields), Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 (The English Cornet and Sackbutt Ensemble), Haydn's Missa Sancti Nicolai (European Union Chamber Orchestra), Finzi's Intimations of Immortality (West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge), Evangelist and arias in Bach's Christmas Oratorio (Armonico Consort), Britten's St Nicholas (Durham Cathedral), as well as recitals of songs by Tchaikovsky accompanied by Liubov Orfenova, and of madrigals.

March, 2014