Josh Rowe has performed for opera companies around Australia; including Opera Queensland, Victorian Opera, State Opera South Australia. His many awards include the 2007 Queensland Arts Council Performing Arts Scholarship and Runner Up in the Dame Joan Sutherland Awards.
Josh has performed in many operas: including Romeo and Juliet, Lucia di Lammermoor, Nabucco, Turandot, The Magic Flute, Otello and Tosca. Josh made his principal role debut in 2007 with Richard Mills’ The Love of the Nightingale for Opera Queensland. Josh also performed the role of Bottom in Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Nights Dream in 2008 for which he won the Sir Mostyn Hanger Opera Award. Josh made his role debut for State Opera as Krishna in Philip Glass’ Satyagraha in 2014 and has gone on to perform many roles for the company.
On the concert platform Joshua has performed as soloist for numerous popular works: including Britten’s War Requiem, Vaughan William’s A Sea Symphony, Bach’s St John Passion, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Haydn’s The Creation and Handel’s Messiah to name a few.
Josh was a 2008 Opera Queensland Developing artist and a 2014 State Opera South Australia ‘James and Diana Ramsay Foundation Emerging Artist’.
PERFORMANCES WITH STATE OPERA SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Roo – Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (2020)
Imperial Commisioner – Madama Butterfly (2019)
Second Officer – Madeline Lee (2019)
Dick, the father/the Husband – Christina’s World (2019)
Wal, the Bellman – Boojum! (2019)
Konrad Pritschich – The Merry Widow (2018)
Hans Foltz – The Mastersingers of Nuremberg Act III (2018)
Dr Falke – Die Fledermaus (2017)
Simone – Gianni Schicci (2017)
Second Priest – The Magic Flute (2016)
Wagner – Faust (2015)
Krishna – Satyagraha (2014)
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