In anticipation of Lebanese-Canadian soprano Joyce El-Khoury’s Royal Opera House debut on January 16, the Sunday Express has released a feature on her. El-Khoury will sing the role of Violetta in Richard Eyre’s La traviata production conducted by Daniele Rustioni. She
Reviews have started coming in for Opera Philadelphia's Turandot! Here's a quote highlighting Joyce: "Joyce El-Khoury, an The Academy of Vocal Arts graduate, stole everybody's heart as the slave girl Liu, thanks to her convincing portrayal, and floated high notes that
Joyce's 2016-17 calendar is now online! Her season is filled with exciting company and role debuts, beginning with Opera Philadelphia as Liù (role debut) in Puccini's Turandot followed by Salomé in Massenet's rarely performed opera Hérodiade (role debut) with Washington
The reviews are coming in for San Diego Opera's Great Scott (Jake Heggie). Here are quotes highlighting Joyce's performance as Tatyana Bakst: The show’s scene-stealer is Joyce El-Khoury as the calculating soprano Tatyana Bakst. Her over-the-top coloratura rendition of “The
El-Khoury takes great risks in employing a wide range of vocal colours, from wine dark chest notes to the most feathery of pianissimos. The attack on the coloratura in “Sempre libera” was aggressive and hedonistic, her cry of “È tardi!” when she reads Germont’s letter in Act 3 full of anger. Here was a Violetta who refused to “go gentle into that good night” without a struggle.
The reviews are coming in for San Diego Opera's Great Scott production. Here's what San Diego Story had to say about Joyce: In any other opera, soprano Joyce El-Khoury’s brash, scene-stealing, verging on obnoxious characterization of the up-and-coming, opportunistic young singer
Glyndebourne announced their 2017 summer lineup today which includes Joyce singing Violetta in their La traviata production directed by Tom Cairns with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Full details here. Slippedisc.com also reported on this, here are their highlights.