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.
Opera includes Guglielmo in Rossini’s Elisabetta, Regina d’Inghilterra (English Touring Opera), Monsieur Triquet Eugene Onegin (Buxton Festival), Count Almaviva (Regent’s Opera), Governor/King Charles Edward/Inquisitor 2/Senores 1 Candide (West Green House), and Leicester in Maria Stuarda (Opera Up Close). Other roles 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, and Ernesto Don Pasquale.
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.
Plans include his debut with Welsh National Opera as Mosquito The Cunning Little Vixen.
EUGENE ONEGIN/BUXTON FESTIVAL
“Secondary roles…especially Joseph Doody’s charmingly idiosyncratic Monsieur Triquet – all leave highly positive impressions.” The Stage, July 2019
“The tenor, Joseph Doody, was foppish, over-the-top, Triquet, who successfully managed to claim the centre of attention with his lyrical singing of “A cette fete conviés.” Opera Wire, July 2019
ELISABETTA, REGINA D’INGHILTERRA/ENGLISH TOURING OPERA
“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
|Gluck||Iphigénie en Tauride||Pylade|
|Handel||Acis and Galatea||Damon|
|Janacek||The Cunning Little Vixen||Schoolmaster/Cockerel/Mosquito|
|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||Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra||Guglielmo|
|Rossini||Le Comte Ory||Comte Ory|
|Rossini||L'Italiana in Algeri||Lindoro|
|Smetana||The Bartered Bride||Vašek|
|Stravinsky||The Rake's Progress||Tom|
|Tchaikovsky||Eugene Onegin||Monsieur Triquet|