Joseph Lim is making his HGO debut. Lim joined the Metropolitan Opera roster and covered De Vavert in a Cyrano de Bergerac in the 2019-20 season, returning to cover Guglielmo in its new production of Così fan tutte. Also for the Met, he performed as a soloist in the 2019 Summer Recital Series in New York parks, and in 2022 performed as Harlequin in Ariadne auf Naxos and the Flemish Deputy in Don Carlo. In 2023 he debuted with the Nashville Opera in the premiere of Au Yong’s Stuck Elevator. While living in Germany before the pandemic Lim was a member of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein and sang the roles of Gregorio in Romeo and Juliet and Schaunard in La bohème. He has appeared as a soloist in Opera Gala concerts throughout Korea and performed at the Ravinia Festival, the Los Angeles Opera, and the Festival of the Aegean, Greece, as Silvio in I Pagliacci. Lim studied at the Music Academy of the West and was a member of the Ryan Opera Program at Lyric Opera of Chicago.