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TWITTER BUZZ: Joyce as Stuarda

Joyce el-Khoury awesome in entire Mary Stuart run. Sat nite exquisite. Brava! @JoyceSoprano #SOMaryStuart @SeattleO...

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!

—Seattle Times
Emmeline: Twitter Buzz

AVAlum @JoyceSoprano "sings as if she means every syllable" in @OTSL's "Emmeline" – h...

Reviews: VERDI Requiem

“Soprano Joyce El-Khoury’s dramatic delivery had me on the edge of my seat for her singing of the” Libera...

“Joyce El-Khoury broadened the heart-on-sleeve histrionics with her sinuous, intelligent portrayal of Antonina, whose false accusation (via a forged letter) against her husband sets the plot in motion. El-Khoury sang wonderfully, producing a penetrating pianissimo of exceptional tonal solidity and dealing with all the bel canto gymnastics with effortless technical security. Her sexy and imperious presence cast a long, interesting shadow over the whole evening, and she was electrifying in her confession of perjury that closes the opera.” -Peter Reed

—ClassicalSource.com
Classical WETA Interview

Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with Joyce about her upcoming role debut as Desdemona (Otello, Ca...

¡Viva Verdi!

On February 1st, Joyce performed a Verdi concert presented by the Festival Cultural Alfonso Ortiz Tirado in Mexico....

Palm Beach Post

Joyce: “I grew up admiring her and studying her work. It’s been amazing now learning from her up close and obse...

Opera Rara: Donizetti Belisario

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2012 “Canadian soprano Joyce El-Khoury lit a bigger fire as Antonina, his poisonous wife, th...

BBC Music Magazine

“Soprano Joyce El-Khoury is taking on the role of the vengeful wife of a Byzantine general in Donizetti’s Belis...

Outstanding as Mimi in Munich

Joyce El-Khoury received high praise for her performances of Mimi with the Münchner Philharmoniker under the baton...

Ottawa Citizen

“She’s sung at the Met, Carnegie Hall and Beijing Opera, and in coming months she’s scheduled to sing...

Joyce featured in Opera Canada

“In the competitive world of building an opera career, a beautiful voice, solid training, abundant musicality...

Bristol 247 Radio Interview

Joyce interviewed by Andy Batten-Foster of Bristol 247 regarding her performances as Violetta Valéry with the Wels...

Opera Canada, Vol. 53, No. 1

In the competitive world of building an opera career, a beautiful voice, solid training, abundant musicality, physi...

Featured in Opera News

Joyce was featured in ‘SOUND BITES’ with an article written by Brian Kellow: “Joyce El-Khoury has...