Multi-award-winning young Canadian tenor Josh Lovell (Grand prize and Opera prize in’s-Hertogenbosch International Vocal Competition, second place in Dallas Opera Competition, semi-finalist in the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Audition) hails from Victoria, British Columbia. He studied atthe University of Victoria and University of Michigan, and completed hisyoung artist training with the Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.He has participated in the Merola Opera Program, the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project, and the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme. Most recently,he has performed Count Almaviva (»Il barbiere di Siviglia«) at the Bolshoi Theater, Mercury (»Platée«) at DesMoines Metro Opera, and Don Ramiro (»La cenerentola«) at the New Generation Festival in Florence. His current opera engagements include Don Ottavio (»Don Giovanni«) at Pacific Opera Victoria. Josh Lovell is also an avid concert singer, and recently sang Mozart's Requiem with the Vancouver Symphony and Handel's »Messiah« with the Victoria Symphony. This season, he will make his recital debut at the Musikverein.From the 2019/2020 season onwards, he has been an ensemble member at Vienna State Opera. His roles include Lysander (»A Midsummer Night’s Dream«), Lurcanio (»Ariodante«), Don Ottavio (»Don Giovanni«),Don Ramiro (»La cenerentola«) and Ernesto (»Don Pasquale«).