Joseph Wolverton amerikansk tenor

Joseph Wolverton amerikansk tenor

Han har studerat vid American Conservatory of Music i Chicago and The Juillard School i New York. I USA har han sjungit roller som Alfredo i La traviata, Ferrando i Cosi fan tutte, Pollione i Norma, Macduff i Macbeth, Hoffmann i Hoffmanns äventyr och arbetat vid operahus som Washington Opera och New York City Opera.

I Europa har han bl a sjungit Nemorino i Kärleksdrycken vid Hamburgische Staatsoper, Edgardo i Lucia di Lammermoor med Gran Teatre del Liceu i Barcelona och Cavaradarossi i Tosca vid Theatre de la Monnaie i Bryssel och Norrlandsoperan. Han är en flitigt engagerad konstertsolist och till hans konsertrepertoar hör bl a Beethovens Missa Solemnis och Symfoni nr 9, Berlioz Requem, Mahlers symfoni nr 8 och Verdis Requiem

Hans senaste och kommande engagemang inkluderar bl a Pinkerton i Madama Butterfly vid New Orleans Opera and Opera Grand Rapids, Cavaradossi i Tosca vid Dallas Opera, hertigen i Rigoletto i Tulsa och Rodolfo i La bohème vid Phoenix Opera. På Malmö Opera och Musikteater har Joseph tidigare medverkat i Stabat Mater och Trettondedagskonserten 2004.

In English

One of the finest tenors to have emerged from America in recent years, Joseph Wolverton first came to international attention by winning the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s Pavarotti Competition. His debut as IL DUCA in Rigoletto with Seattle Opera, and his subsequent PAUL in Krasa’s Verlobung im Traum with Washington Opera, and CAVARADOSSI at Théatre Royal de la Monnaie have consolidated an impressive international career, delighting audiences worldwide.

European highlights have included EDGARDO in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Gran Teatro del Liceo Barcelona, NEMORINO L’elisir d’amorewith Hamburgische Staatsoper, the title role in WERTHER in Malaga, CAVARADOSSI at Théatre Royal de la Monnaie, and ROBERTO in Le Villi and TURIDDU for Opera Bergen. His concert repertoire includes Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and Ninth Symphony, Berlioz’s Requiem, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony and Verdi’s Requiem, which he has performed with orchestras such as Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, and Indianapolis Symphony.

Recent successes include EDGARDO in Lucia di Lammermoor at Phoenix Opera, PINKERTON in Madama Butterfly with Opera Holland Park, his debut with Finnish National Opera in the role of DON JOSÉ in Carmen, his debut in the role of Radames in Aida, his debut as MANRICO in Il Trovatore with Opera Poznań in Poland, along with another debut role in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut as DES GRIEUX, a world premiere in the role of ROBERTO MIRANDA in Jonas Forsell’s Death and the Maiden for Malmö, Sweden, NEMORINO for L’Opéra de Montréal, PINKERTON for New Orleans Opera and Opera Grand Rapids, CAVARADOSSI Dallas Opera, DUCA Tulsa Opera, POLLIONE Fort Worth Opera, CAVARADOSSI, ROMEO both Umeå, Sweden, FAUST Utah Opera and Malmö, Sweden, RODOLFO La Boheme for Phoenix Opera, EDGARDO at Phoenix Opera and CAVARADOSSI at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

His upcoming season includes return engagements in Opera Grand Rapids as PINKERTON in Madama Butterfly, and POLLIONE in Norma with Opera Holland Park.

In recognition of his work The Amici di Verdi Society invited him to perform a recital at the Salone di Barezzi in Busseto, Italy, while his already impressive discography includes Mascagni’s Silvano, available on CD from Elysium Records.

Upplevda föreställningar

OperaRollOperahusTid
FaustFaustMalmö Opera17.2.2005
Death and the MaidenDr MirandaMalmö Opera

Aktuella, tidigare engagemang

Jul-Aug 14 NormaPollione itOpera Holland Park, LondonDir.: Peter Robinson / D Lam; Prod.: Olivia Fuchs
Jun-Jul 13 Madama ButterflyF B Pinkerton itOpera Holland Park, LondonDir.: Manlio Benzi / Murray Beale; Prod.: Paul Higgins / Rivlin
Okt 12 Lucia di LammermoorEdgardoArizona Opera, PhoenixDir.: Steven White; Prod.: Fenlon Lamb

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Joseph Wolverton´s officiella hemsida

Sammanställt/compiled by/av Mogens H Andersson

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