Tune in to Teatro Real's LIVE FEED of Puccini's La Bohème (2pm EST, 7pm GMT, 8pm CET)! Joyce is Musetta, Anita Hartig is Mimi, Stephen Costello is Rodolfo, Joan Martin-Royo is Schaunard, Etienne Dupuis is Marcello, Mika Kares is Colline,
As the heartbroken Liu, soprano Joyce El-Khoury pleads with him in “Signore, ascolta!” full of desperate pain and high ghostly notes so delicate they almost seem to disappear into the air. While still considered a supporting character, Liu remains a musical focus of the piece and becomes the tragic heroine, brilliantly handled by El-Khoury in “Tu che di gel sei cinta” as she makes her final sacrifice.
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
DRESS FOR SUCCESS
Soprano Joyce El-Khoury on what it takes to inhabit two unique, challenging roles in Canadian Opera’s La Bohème
by Joyce El-Khoury, published in National Post, Monday, September 23, 2013 (front page Arts) photo credit: De Nederlandse Opera, Hans van den Bogaard May 2013 Who am I? A question that I’ve been asking myself for the last few weeks. This question