The Canadian Opera Company's Eugene Onegin production garnered 5 Dora Awards last night. The production starred Joyce in the leading role of Tatyana. Congrats to all!
"Celebrated soprano Joyce El-Khoury (BMus 2005) has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Angela Hewitt Distinguished Alumni Award. The award presentation is scheduled to take place during our 50th Anniversary Celebration on October 5th."uOttawa Music Press Release (full
Joyce's debuts solo album, Écho, is Juno-nominated for Classical Album of the Year (Vocal)! The Juno Awards take place March 17, 2019. More on Joyce's album here. And the full list of nominees is listed here.
"El-Khoury grew up with a dream of becoming a doctor, and worked for years in a children's hospital. But her parents recognised that she had a talent, and encouraged her to pursue singing professionally. After years of study, she was
Joyce had a GREAT YEAR (as noted by Operawire with them listing her in their 'Best of 2018' list). She premiered 2 major world premieres (Liszt's Sardanapalo with the Weimar Staatskapelle and Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida at the Royal Opera
Coming soon (Feb 8, 2019): Franz Liszt's long-lost opera, 'Sardanapalo' (audite label) featuring Joyce, Airam Hernandez and Oleksandr Pushniak with the Staatskapelle Weimar conducted by Kirill Karabits!
Joyce appears in the current print issue of Harrods magazine in a feature entitled ‘VOICE OF INFLUENCE’ by Guy Woodward (Deputy Editor) with beautiful photography by Lara Jade Photography. The print issue is not available online, online in stores.
Ici Musique captured Joyce's November 1 recital at Pollack Hall, McGill University. Listen here. Joyce El-Khoury, soprano Laurent Philippe, piano Jocelyne Roy, flûte Le programme, à la croisée de l’art lyrique et de la musique du Moyen-Orient, s’échelonne sur plus d’un siècle d’histoire musicale