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Mr. Conyers is an Atlanta Opera Studio Player at The Atlanta Opera for the 2020-2021 season. Joshua will be performing the role of Tonio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, and covering Kaiser Overall in Viktor Ullman’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis. Mr. Conyers has performed with Washington National Opera, Santa Fe Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, Wolf Trap Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Carnegie Hall, and The National Symphony Orchestra.
Baritone Joshua Conyers has been hailed by Opera News with “a deliciously honeyed baritone that would seduce anyone” and The New York Times as having “a sonorous baritone” that “wheedled and seduced.” Mr. Conyers, a native of Bronx, NY, is quickly being championed for his captivating performances as he continues to be recognized as one the promising young dramatic voices of today. Equally active in contemporary opera, Mr. Conyers performed the role of Jason in the world premiere of Matt Boehler’s 75 Miles, and Uncle Wesley in Carlos Simon’s Night Trip for Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative. Mr. Conyers covered the roles of Mr. Umeya in the American premiere of Huang Ruo's Dr. Sun Yat-Sen in Mandarin Chinese, and Walt Whitman in the world premiere of Theodore Morrison's Oscar, both with the Santa Fe Opera. Mr. Conyers will be an Atlanta Opera Studio Player at The Atlanta Opera for the 2020-2021 season. Joshua will be performing the role of Tonio in Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, and covering Kaiser Overall in Viktor Ullman’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis. Mr. Conyers was a member of the Cafritz Young Artist of Washington National Opera, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons. Joshua performed the roles of First Priest in The Magic Flute, John Sorel in The Consul, covered the Reverend in Jeanine Tesori’s Blue, Jim and Jake (cover) in Porgy and Bess, Giorgio Germont in La traviata, British Major in Silent Night, Donkey in The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me, and Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin.
Conyers poured forth a deliciously honeyed baritone that would seduce anyone. If his characterization was more hearty than suave, he still effortlessly summoned up a laser-‐beam look that communicated hidden danger and volatility.
— Opera News
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