Reviews & Features from OLO’s La bohème

18 Sep Reviews & Features from OLO’s La bohème

In September, Joyce enjoyed the rare opportunity to perform in her hometown, Ottawa, Canada.

She performed the role of Mimi opposite Michael Fabiano’s Rodolfo in Opera Lyra Ottawa’s (OLO) production of Puccini’s La bohème to rave reviews.

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“Miss El-Khoury’s vocal instrument is of the Ghena Dimitrova variety. Superbly technically schooled with excellent volume, owning that undefinable vibrato one heard only from the late Miss Dimitrova. This is a vocal instrument which has no issue soaring above all else in ensemble, and the most demanding orchestrations.”
“A soprano comes full circle”
-Ottawa Citizen
“There’s the potential for greatness here. We’re in the nation’s capital, we perform at a national arts centre, and we have the talent to back up our claims. This can be an A-house, we just have to roll up our sleeves and get it done.”
-Joyce El-Khoury in the Globe and Mail

Joyce chatting with CBC News about
singing at home:
Joyce talks more to CBC News about
her opera career