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Joshua Guerrero is a graduate of the Young Artist Program and a winner of the Los Angeles Opera’s Eva and Marc Stern Artist Award. He won Second Prize at the Plácido Domingo Operalia Competition in 2014 and was the recipient of a grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation in 2016.
He performed at the Washington Opera (La Traviata), the Houston Grand Opera (Florencia en el Amazonas), the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto (La Bohème and Rigoletto), the Glyndebourne Festival (Madama Butterfly), the Florida Grand Opera (Lucia di Lammermoor).
He then returned to Los Angeles for his role debut as Macduff (Macbeth) and made his stage debut in that same role at the Zurich Opernhaus. In Los Angeles, he also sang Moby Dick and in Ghosts of Versailles. He made his house debut at the Opéra national de Bordeaux in Simon Boccanegra, at Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville, in L’elisir d’amore and at the Santa Fe Opera in Roméo et Juliette.
In concert, he performed under Gustavo Dudamel in Beethoven’s Symphony n°9 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, and in Verdi’s Requiem with the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra. He made his role debut as de Rodolfo (La Bohème) in Caracas.
More recently, he made several debuts: at the Lyric Opera Chicago in Macbeth, the Teatro Real Madrid and Royal Opera House Covent Garden in La Bohème, the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam in Tosca and the Salzburg Festival in Il Tabarro. In the 2022-23 season, he also made house debuts at the Wiener Staatsoper (Macbeth), the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich (Manon Lescaut) and returned to the Royal Opera House (Madama Butterfly), the Lyric Opera Chicago (Don Carlos), the Frankfurt Opera (Manon Lescaut) and the Santa Fe Opera (Tosca). He will soon make his debut at the Teatro dell'Opera Rome.
Paris Opera debut
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