Joshua Rowe



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’.


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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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Barber is back!
8-15 May 2021 at Her Majesty's Theatre. TICKETS ON SALE TODAY
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Barber is back! 
8-15 May 2021 at Her Majestys Theatre. TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

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Cameron Gergely Blake Peiper surely a double date to this

Cordelia Elizabeth

Cheryl Emmett, get tickets. I’ll come back to see this if Ben Mingay is playing Sweeney Todd

James Scott

Terrific! First saw Sweeney Todd in the old Her Majesty’s with an amazing Lyndon Terrancini as Sweeney! Brilliant ! 🎶🎉

State Opera South Australia if we had purchased tickets for October this year will they be reissued for May?

Amy Lee Dennis

Kate Mason

Marie-Ann Ellis 😁😁😁

Booked, and very excited!

Rowan Hugh!!!!!


Tristan Lintern

Hannah Kearin let's go!

Norma Dye

Sharyn Sweeney Todd Opera :O



Hopgoodimus Ooh can we go? 😀

Scott Broadbent!! I NEED to see this !!

Daniel Bird

Ryan Varga ? want to get tickets?

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Sweeney Todd is at Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide for six performances 8-15 May 2021. Ben Mingay and Antoinette Halloran lead a magnificent cast in this musical masterpiece, featuring the State Opera Chorus and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Anthony Hunt.
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Maybe you could sell tickets to include a plus pie option??

Are you going to launch the season to purchase in one shop or will it be piecemeal?



I couldn’t be more excited!!!!

Eirini; Eleni; John; Anna; Kyriaki - please get a group together and book for this. I saw this production in 2019 in Perth, and it is outstanding!

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Tune in at 8:30AM Adelaide time tomorrow morning to find out who is back in 2021... #TuneIn #stateopera2021 #hesback #announcement ... See MoreSee Less

Tune in at 8:30AM Adelaide time tomorrow morning to find out who is back in 2021... #tunein #stateopera2021 #hesback #announcement

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Claire Edmonds-Wilson? Your guess??

ON SALE TODAY! After 30 years in the wilderness, the great Australian opera Voss is back in 2021 as a spectacular staged concert directed by Stuart Maunder and conducted by Richard Mills.

Book Now at BASS!

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who will replace Marylin and will she come

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