Joshua South, bass, has performed with many world-class performers, including Paul McCartney, Kelli O’Hara, and Kelsey Grammar at venues such as Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center. In the 2018-2019 season, he sang Riff in West Side Story (Central City Opera), Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte (Boulder Opera Company), Sarastro in The Magic Flute (Arapahoe Philharmonic), Pandolfe in Cendrillon (Boulder Opera Company), Dottore Grenvil in La Traviata (St. Petersburg Opera and Boulder Symphony) and the Big Bad Wolf in Cesar Cui’s Little Red Riding Hood (Boulder Opera Company). In 2016, South was featured at Opera North (USA) as Angelotti in Tosca. He also sang the role of Sparafucile with Amore Opera, the Alter Diener in Elektra with Create Opera, and was an apprentice artist with Sarasota Opera. Joshua also developed and performed the role of Mr. Hare in the New York workshop of Julian Grant and Mark Campbell’s The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare, a new opera which served as a collaborative effort between Boston Lyric Opera and Music Theatre Group. As an Opera Colorado Artist in Residence this season, Joshua will perform the mainstage roles of Fiorello in The Barber of Seville and sing Basilio in the Student Matinee performance. He will also perform Sciaronne in Tosca. With the company’s touring productions, he will perform Sandman in Hansel and Gretel, and Zuniga in Carmen. Joshua holds music degrees from Manhattan School of Music, Birmingham Southern College, and is originally from Huntsville, Alabama.