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In the last year Joseph Doody has made debuts with Welsh National Opera,
English Touring Opera, Buxton International Festival, and Salzburger Landestheater,
as well as appearing in concerts across the UK.
Born in West Yorkshire, he studied music at Edinburgh University,
followed by a Masters in Vocal Performance at the Royal College of Music,
and a year at the National Opera Studio.
Operatic roles include the title characters of Albert Herring and The Rake's Progress, Jupiter Semele, Basilio Le Nozze di Figaro, Pylade in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride,
Ernesto Don Pasquale, Leicester Maria Stuarda, and Conte Almaviva Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
Concerts have included Rossini’s Stabat Mater for Leamington Bach Choir,
Bach’s St John Passion with the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields,
Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with Southbank Sinfonia, Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings and Les Illuminations by Britten with Skipton Camerata, Orff’s Carmina Burana at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, and Monteverdi’s Vespers at St John’s Smith Square.
Joseph has perfomed with groups including the BBC Singers, Dunedin Consort, the Armonico Consort, and Britten Sinfonia Voices, at venues across the UK and abroad, and has sung in masterclasses with Lisa Gasteen, Linda Hirst, David Parry, Bruce Ford and Nelly Miriciou. Apart from singing, his obsessions include Indian food, cinema, and playing the piano badly for his own amusement.