Sanctuary Road: An oratorio inspired by the writings of William Still, conductor for the Underground Railroad
Music by Paul Moravec / Text by Mark Campbell
We Are One
Monday, MaY 7, 2018, 8:00 pm
Joshua Blue, Tenor
British-American Joshua Blue has been featured in Schubert’s Mass No. 6 in E-flat major, Ramirez’s Missa Criolla, Bach's B Minor Mass, Beethoven's Ninth, Bach’s Magnificat, and Handel’s Messiah. His opera roles include Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, Britten’s Albert Herring, Weil’s Street Scene, Torke’s Strawberry Fields, Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Puccini’s Tosca and La rondine, Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, the U.S. premiere of Glass’a The Trial, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, and Mozart’s La finta giardiniera with Oberlin Opera, Franco-American Vocal Academy in Salzburg, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, CityMusic Cleveland, Oberlin in Italy, Opera Theatre Saint Louis, Music Academy of the West, and Juilliard Opera.
Joshua Blue recently debuted at Carnegie Hall as a soloist in Handel's Messiah with Musica Sacra, with Austin Opera singing Scaramuccio in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, and at Merkin Concert Hall as part of Protest with the New York Festival of Song. He is a second year Masters Student at the Juilliard School studying with Dr. Robert C. White Jr. He was the first place winner of the 2017 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition. Tonight marks his Oratorio Society debut.