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Rosemary Joshua

voc, *1964 GB
Singer of Classical

Rosemary Joshua a British soprano, particularly known for her performances in Handel's operas.Joshua was born in Cardiff and studied at the Royal College of Music. After completing her studies there, she made her debut at the Aix-en-Provence Festival as Angelica in Handel's Orlando. Other early operatic appearances were Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Scottish Opera, and both Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier for English National Opera. She has gone on to sing major soprano roles in many of the world's leading opera houses and festivals, including Adèle in Die Fledermaus at the Metropolitan Opera, New York; the title role in The Cunning Little Vixen at La Scala, Milan and De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam; Anne Trulove in The Rake's Progress at the Glyndebourne Fes

     
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  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Dido & Aeneas: Dido & Aeneas: Act III, Chorus "Great minds against themselves conspire" on Purcell: Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, Gerald Finley & René Jacobs
Dido & Aeneas: Dido & Aeneas: Act I, Chorus "Cupid only throws the dart" on Purcell: Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, Gerald Finley & René Jacobs
Dido & Aeneas: Dido & Aeneas: Act I, Belinda "Shake the cloud" on Purcell: Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, Gerald Finley & René Jacobs
Hänsel und Gretel, Act II: Der kleine Sandmann bin ich (The Sandman) on Weihnachten mit "Hänsel und Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck, Donald Runnicles, Jennifer Larmore, Ruth Ziesak & Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
In the Bleak Midwinter on Christmas With The Academy by Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Elijah, Op. 70: "Lord, Bow Thine Ear to Our Prayer!" (Duet With Chorus) on Mendelssohn: Elijah, 1846 by Felix Mendelssohn, Paul McCreesh & Gabrieli
Once in Royal David's City on Christmas With The Academy by Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Away in a manger on Christmas With The Academy by Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Israel in Egypt, HWV 54: Part I: Symphony on Handel: Israel in Egypt by George Frideric Handel & Peter Dijkstra
Dido & Aeneas: Dido & Aeneas: Act III, Chorus "Destruction's our delight" on Purcell: Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, Gerald Finley & René Jacobs

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Purcell / Locke/Blow / GibbonsEnglish Concert, Harry Bicket, Rosemary Joshua, Sarah Connolly, Henry Purcell, Matthew Locke, John Blow, Christopher Gibbons2017Album
SerseGeorg Friedrich Händel - Anna Stéphany · Rosemary Joshua · David Daniels · Hilary Summers · Joélle Harvey · Brindley Sherratt · Andreas Wolf, Early Opera Company, Christian Curnyn2013Album
DuetsGeorg Friedrich Händel, Rosemary Joshua, Sarah Connolly, English Concert, Harry Bicket2010Album
Symphonie No. 4Gustav Mahler - Rosemary Joshua, Orchestre Des Champs Elysées, Philippe Herreweghe2010Album
Handel: SemeleRosemary Joshua2008Album
Dido & AeneasHenry Purcell - Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, Gerald Finley, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, René Jacobs2001Album
Venus & AdonisJohn Blow - Rosemary Joshua • Gerald Finley • Robin Blaze • The Choir Of Clare College • Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment • René Jacobs1999Album
OrlandoGeorg Friedrich Händel, Patricia Bardon, Rosa Mannion, Hilary Summers, Rosemary Joshua, Harry van der Kamp, Les Arts Florissants, William Christie1996Album
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