Joseph Doody

Yorkshire-born tenor Joseph Doody studied at the University of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Music and is a recent graduate of the National Opera Studio.

Operatic performances include the title roles in Albert Herring and The Rake’s Progress, as well as Jupiter Semele, Basilio Le Nozze di Figaro Damon Acis and Galatea, Pylade in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride, Ernesto Don Pasquale and Conte Almaviva Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

Recent concert performances include Bach’s St John Passion (arias) with the choir of Somerville College, Oxford, Britten’s Serenade for Tenor Horn and Strings with Skipton Camerata, Carmina Burana at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, and Mozart’s Requiem at St Martin-in-the-Fields. He has sung with groups including the Dunedin Consort, the Armonico Consort, and Britten Sinfonia Voices, at venues all over the UK and abroad. Recent concerts include Bach’s St John Passion with the Festival Chorus in London, Bach’s Mass in B minor in Stockton and Haydn’s Creation in Penrith.

Joseph Doody has performed in master classes with Bruce Ford, Lisa Gasteen, David Parry and Nelly Miriciou. He continues to study privately with Tim Evans-Jones.

Last year he sang Count Almaviva for Regent’s Opera, Governor/King Charles Edward/Inquisitor 2/Senores 1 Candide at West Green House, and Leicester in Maria Stuarda for Opera Up Close.

He is currently singing Guglielmo in Rossini’s Elisabetta (English Touring Opera), and plans include Triquet Eugene Onegin (Buxton Festival).


“Joseph Doody – as the courtier Guglielmo – has lovely control.” Independent, March 2019

“Joseph Doody made a striking Guglielmo.” Planet Hugill, March 2019

“Joseph Doody proves an effective Guglielmo.” Musicomh, March 2019

“….young Joseph Doody makes a strong impression as the Queen’s secretary.” Daily Mail, March 2019

Opera Repertoire

Bellini La Sonnambula Elvino
Britten Albert Herring Albert
Donizetti Don Pasquale Ernesto
Gluck Iphigénie en Tauride Pylade
Handel Acis and Galatea Damon
Handel Semele Jupiter
Monteverdi L'Orfeo Apollo
Mozart Bastien und Bastienne Bastien
Mozart Così fan tutte Ferrando
Paisiello Il Barbiere di Siviglia Count Almaviva
Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia Count Almaviva
Rossini La Cenerentola Ramiro
Rossini Le Comte Ory Comte Ory
Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri Lindoro
Smetana The Bartered Bride Vašek
Stravinsky The Rake's Progress Tom