The Royal Opera House in London has announced their 2016/17 season. Joyce will be making her company debut in their production of La traviata conducted by Daniele Rustioni and directed by Richard Eyre in January/February 2017. Joyce will
Congratulations to Joyce for receiving a St. Louis Theatre Circle Award for her outstanding work as the title role in Tobias Picker's EMMELINE with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis this past year! Monday was a good night for opera, too. Honors
Joyce el-Khoury awesome in entire Mary Stuart run. Sat nite exquisite. Brava! @JoyceSoprano #SOMaryStuart @SeattleOpera — Eugene Carlson (@mauryisl) March 13, 2016 @JoyceSoprano @carlomontanaro @SeattleOpera Wonderful performance! — Hattie Kauffman (@Hatsfree) March 13, 2016 @JoyceSoprano &I was the gal on lower left orchestra side
On Saturday night, El-Khoury scored a triumph in the title role, combining an exquisite delicacy of sound with affecting vulnerability — yet producing plenty of steel in the confrontation scene in which she denounces Elizabeth as a “vil bastarda.” On Sunday, few in the house realized that El-Khoury had just sung this taxing role the previous evening — and you couldn’t tell it from her Sunday performance, either. Skillfully saving her voice when she could, singing full-out when it counted, El-Khoury rallied for a remarkable show and a final mighty effort, a brave high D. Brava!
Joyce is featured in the February/March issue of Ottawa Life Magazine. El-Khoury is taking the opera world by storm -Ottawa Life Magazine
Joyce is featured in today's Ottawa Citizen in advance of her upcoming concert with the uOttawa Orchestra February 5 (tickets here) where she will perform the Four Last Songs to honour her old teacher, Ingemar Korjus, on the occasion of
Her instrument a youthful lirico-spinto, with a kaleidoscope of tone colours, from the ethereal, Montserrat Caballé-like pianissimi to full-throat forte, not to mention an exceptionally long breath-line. Her exquisite pianissimo high A at the end of “Addio del passato” was
Joyce is featured in today’s Epoch Times. She opens her Violetta performances with the Canadian Opera Company tomorrow night! Click here for ticket information. “I think people to this day still value beauty, and honesty of emotion.