Repertoire

Joanne’s opera repertoire is extensive. Here are just some of the operas she has appeared in:

  • Puccini: La Boheme, Madame Butterfly, Tosca, Turandot.
  • Bizet: Carmen.
  • Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, Cosi fan Tutte, Don Giovanni.
  • Britten: Peter Grimes, Gloriana.
  • Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier.
  • Lehar: The Merry Widow.
  • Offenbach: Die Fledermaus.
  • Verdi: La Traviata, Otello, Macbeth, Luisa Miller.
  • Rossini: The Barber of Seville
  • Purcell: Dido and Aenaes.
  • Sondheim: Sweeney Todd.

Her Concert Platform and Oratorio back catalogue is equally impressive.

  • Handel – Messiah, Judas Maccabeus, Samson, Joshua, Acis and Galatea.
  • Bach – Christmas Oratorio, B minor Mass, St John Passion, St Matthew Passion, Bach Cantatas.
  • Haydn – The Creation, The Seasons.
  • Beethoven – Mass in C Major.
  • Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Elijah, Hear My Prayer.
  • Mozart – Requiem, Mass in C minor.
  • Faure – Requiem.
  • Dvorak – Stabat Mater.
  • Rossini – Petite Messe Solennelle, Stabat Mater.
  • Vaughan Williams – Sea Symphony, Five Mystical Songs.
  • Karl Jenkins – The Armed Man.

The list of major orchestras she has performed with includes:
The orchestra of Opera North, The London Philharmonic, The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, The Liverpool Sinfonia and the Leeds Sinfonia.

Her broadcast credits include:

  • “Masterclass” with Sir Thomas Allen (BBC2).
  • The inaugural Leeds Lieder+ Festival (BBC Radio3).
  • The Messiah (Handel) with the combined Halifax and Huddersfield Choral Societies (BBC Radio 2).
  • Recordings include the First Lady (Idomeneo) for Chandos, conducted by David Parry with the Opera North Chorus and the Orchestra of Opera North.