Daniel Joy - Tenor

Daniel Joy - Tenor

Daniel studied at Durham University where he was a choral scholar at Durham Cathedral, The Royal College of Music and has recently graduated with distinction from the opera course at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Roles at GSMD include the title role in Albert Herring, Giovanni in Donizetti's L'Aseddio di Calais and Ricardo in Massenet's Cherubin. Roles elsewhere include  Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi), The Poor Horn Player (Delius’ A Village Romeo and Juliet) and Kozak (Statkowski’s Maria) all for Wexford Festival Opera,  cover of various roles in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea for Glyndebourne Festival, cover of Fabrizio (Martinu's Mirandolina) for Garsington, the title role in Britten's The Prodigal Son for the Ryedale and Grimeborn Festivals,  cover of Tchapalitsky (Queen of Spades), The Prince (Rusalka) and Melot (Tristan und Isolde) for Grange Park, Duca (Rigoletto) and Goro (Madama Butterfly) for Opera Brava, the lead role of Jimmy in John Estacio's Lillian Ailing at The Banff Centre, Canada,  in a joint production with Vancouver Opera, Cover of Cassio (Otello) for Opera North, Alfred  in Die Fledermaus for Kentish opera and cover of Remendado (Carmen) for Scottish Opera.

Daniel's recent concert performances include Finzi's Dies Natalis (Britten Sinfonia), Handel's Messiah (Cadogan Hall), the Evangelist in Bach's St John Passion (St. Martin-in-the-Fields), Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 (The English Cornet and Sackbutt Ensemble), Haydn's Missa Sancti Nicolai (Europen Union Chamber Orchestra), Finzi's Intimations of Immortality (West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge), Handel's Judas Maccabaeus (London Pro Arte Choir), Evangelist and arias in Bach's Christmas Oratorio (Armonico Consort), Britten's St Nicolas (Durham Cathedral), as well as recitals of songs by Tchaikovsky accompanied by Liubov Orfenova, and of madrigals by Monteverdi in the 2008 Glyndebourne Festival as part of the Jerwood Young Artists Development Scheme.