Joyce's debut solo album 'Écho' is nominated for an Opera Award. Winners of the 2018 International Opera Awards sponsored by Mazars will be announced at a red carpet ceremony on Monday 9th April. Both Joyce and tenor Michael Spyres'
The Royal Opera House Magazine has a fascinating piece in its current issue that delves into the uncovering of Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida. Joyce will star in the world premiere July 18-21, details here.
Let us say it right away: the performance of the Canadian soprano Joyce El-Khoury is miraculous. In the fire of the live performance, all the imperfections which could be a bother in a recording become assets. We’re left open-mouthed with admiration: the infinite length of her breath, the science of chiaroscuro, her projection in the high register, the quality of her pianissimo, the variety of accents, by turns strong and vulnerable, included in the extraordinarily lively recits, like we haven’t heard them since Callas. As for the bewitching cantilena, no Imogene had reached such heights since Caballé!
The Canadian Opera Company has announced their 2018/19 season, which opens with Tchaikovsky’s well-loved opera Eugene Onegin. The production will star Joyce El-Khoury as Tatyana and Gordon Bintner in the title role. For a full list of the cast/creative team