Mexican-American tenor Joshua Guerrero’s 23/24 season includes debuts with Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (Mefistofele) and Deutsche Oper Berlin (Madama Butterfly) and returns to Wiener Staatsoper (Il trittico), Royal Opera House Covent Garden (Madama Butterfly), and Dutch National Opera (Il trittico). On the concert stage he will debut with Orchestre National de Lille (La bohème) and return to San Diego Opera for a concert with soprano Andrea Carroll.
Future engagements include debuts with Gran Teatre del Liceu and Opéra National de Lyon and returns to Dutch National Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Opéra national de Paris, and Houston Grand Opera.
Last season he made debuts at the Wiener Staatsoper (Macbeth), Bayerische Staatsoper (Manon Lescaut), Opéra national de Paris (La bohème), and returned to Royal Opera House Covent Garden (Madama Butterfly), Lyric Opera of Chicago (Don Carlos), Oper Frankfurt (Manon Lescaut), and The Santa Fe Opera (Tosca). Joshua began the 21/22 season with a debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in a new McVicar production of Macbeth followed by debuts with Teatro Real (La bohème), Dutch National Opera (Tosca), Salzburger Festspiele (Il tabarro), and a return to San Diego Opera for a cinematic adaptation of Catan’s La hija de Rappaccini. Additional recent engagements include his debuts at Royal Opera House Covent Garden (La bohème), Orquestra Gulbenkian (Night at the Opera), and a return to San Diego Opera (La bohème). Joshua debuted at Oper Frankfurt in a new production of Manon Lescaut conducted by Lorenzo Viotti and directed by Àlex Ollé, and returned to Florida Grand Opera (Madama Butterfly). In concert, he appeared with soprano Ailyn Pérez in One Amazing Night presented by San Diego Opera and a US tour of the Bel Canto Trio.
Mr. Guerrero has performed with Washington National Opera (La traviata), Houston Grand Opera (Florencia en el Amazonas), and Canadian Opera Company (La bohème). Additionally, he was the tenor soloist in the Bel Canto Trio’s 70th anniversary tour. He made his Glyndebourne Festival debut in a new production of Madama Butterfly and returned to The Santa Fe Opera in the same opera. He was seen in Rigoletto for his debuts with the Canadian Opera Company and Michigan Opera Theatre, as well as his first performances of Lucia di Lammermoor at Florida Grand Opera. Mr. Guerrero returned to the LA Opera in his role debut as Macduff in Macbeth with James Conlon conducting which was released on Sony DVD. He debuted in the same role in the Kosky’s production at Opernhaus Zürich with Gianandrea Noseda conducting and made his UK debut at the English National Opera in Jonathan Miller’s famous production of Rigoletto. In concert, he toured Europe with Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolivar Orchestra singing Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and sang Haydn Creation with Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He made his Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut with Marin Alsop in Beethoven Symphony No. 9, was a featured soloist at the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala at Carnegie Hall, and was heard in a concert of opera arias and duets with soprano Joyce El-Khoury and the NDR Radiophilharmonie, which was broadcast on television throughout Germany.
At LA Opera, Mr. Guerrero sang in Heggie’s Moby Dick and in a new production of Corigliano’s Ghosts of Versailles. He made his European operatic debut in Simon Boccanegra at Opéra National de Bordeaux and L’elisir d’amore at Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville. He debuted at The Santa Fe Opera in Roméo et Juliette. In concert, Mr. Guerrero has been seen with Gustavo Dudamel in Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as Verdi Requiem with the Santa Fe Symphony. He made his role debut as Rodolfo in La bohème with Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela in Caracas.
Mr. Guerrero is a graduate of the Young Artist Program and recipient of the Eva and Marc Stern Artist Award at LA Opera, second prize-winner in the Operalia Competition, a Richard Tucker Foundation Career Grant recipient, and a GRAMMY Award winner for LA Opera’s recording of Ghosts of Versailles (Best Opera Recording). Film and television credits include the Academy Award™ winning animated feature film Coco by Disney/Pixar.