Josh Lovell has performed with the Pacific Opera Chorus and now debuts as Bardolfo in Verdi's Falstaff.
Since making his solo debut in 2009 at the Victoria Symphony Splash under Tania Miller, Josh has been a familiar performer throughout Victoria and the Gulf Islands.
Concert highlights have included Messiah and Israel in Egypt with the Victoria Philharmonic Choir and Civic Orchestra, Respighiís Lauda per la Natività del Signore with the Victoria Choral Society under Giuseppe Pietraroia, and Gounodís Messe Solennelle de Ste. Cécile with Simon Leung and the Victoria Summer Choir. Recently, Josh performed Haydnís Creation with the Salt Spring Chamber Orchestra, Bachís Cantata 184 with the Victoria Baroque Players and Rimsky-Korsakovís Mozart and Salieri with the Salt Spring Chamber Orchestra under Jim Stubbs. He also performed in Mozartís Requiem with Prima Choir and the Vancouver Island Chamber Orchestra under Yariv Aloni.
Josh sang the role of Alexis in The Sorcerer with the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Victoria. At Opera on the Avalon in St. John's, Newfoundland, he sang the role of the Sailor in Purcellís Dido and Aeneas, directed by Tim Albury with Kevin Mallon and Torontoís Aradia Ensemble. He performed the title role in Handelís Jephtha at the Victoria Conservatory of Music Summer Oratorio program under Steven Devine. He also was a participant at the Vancouver International Song Institute in Vancouver where he worked with Darryl Edwards, Tyler Duncan, Susan Platts, and Ingrid Suderman.
As a member of the 2013 Opera Nuova Young Artist program, he performed Perchik and The Constable in Fiddler on the Roof and covered the role of Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni
Recent engagements include Bachís St. John Passion with the Victoria Baroque Players and Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass with the Victoria Choral Society. Josh has recently completed his third year of undergraduate voice studies at the University of Victoria with Benjamin Butterfield.