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ROSEMARY
JOSHUA
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CHAN 0797M
Handel
Serse
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MAHLER, G.
Symphony No. 4 (R. Joshua, Orchestre des Champs Elysees, Herreweghe)
SIG 300
Mendelssohn
Elijah
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BIOGRAPHY

The soprano Rosemary Joshua was born in Cardiff and studied at the Royal College of Music. She has appeared as Adele (Die Fledermaus) at The Metropolitan Opera, New York, the Vixen (The Cunning Little Vixen) and Tytania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) at Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress) at The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Théâtre royal de la Monnaie, Brussels, and Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Oscar (Un ballo in maschera) and the Vixen for De Nederlandse Opera, and Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Welsh National Opera, and Oper Köln. She is especially highly regarded for her Handel roles, having sung Ginevra (Ariodante) in San Diego, Angelica (Orlando) in Munich, at Covent Garden, and the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Poppaea (Agrippina) in Cologne, Brussels and Paris, Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare) in Paris, Amsterdam and Florida, and the title role in Semele at the Aix-en-Provence and Innsbruck festivals, the Vlaamse Opera, Oper Köln, and the BBC Proms; her performance of the latter part at English National Opera earned her a Laurence Olivier Award nomination. Rosemary Joshua has also sung Nitocris (Belshazzar) at the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin, and at the Innsbruck and Aix-en-Provence festivals, and the title role in Partenope at English National Opera.

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