Joshua Blue



Joshua Blue is making his HGO mainstage debut. In spring 2023, he performed the role of Langston Rodriguez in HGO-commissioned opera Another City at Ecclesia Houston. Also this season, he performs as Tamino in The Magic Flute with the Metropolitan Opera and as Colin in The Anonymous Lover with Opera Philadelphia. During the 2022-23 season, he performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl for Beethoven's Symphony #9. He also returned to Opera Philadelphia to sing La bohème, as well as the Metropolitan Opera for Don Carlo and Dialogues of the Carmelites. At Carnegie Hall he appeared with Musica Sacra and Oratorio Society of New York for Handel's Messiah, joined the Temple University Chorus and Orchestra for Adolphus Hailstork's Done Made My Vow, and gave a performance of Beethoven's Symphony #9 for the United Nations General Assembly. Blue has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Opera, National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Wolf Trap Opera, and Austin Opera, working with conductors James Conlon, Gianandrea Noseda, Eun Sun Kim, Fabio Luisi, James Gaffigan, Bernard Labadie, and Leonard Slatkin, among others. He appears on the recording of Moravec’s Sanctuary Road with New York Festival of Song, which was nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award. He holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and The Juilliard School.


Langston Rodriguez:  ANOTHER CITY 2022-23 (World premiere)