Hailed as “rich-voiced” (The New York Times) and praised for his “warmly appealing, burnished baritone” (Opera Today), Joshua Jeremiah continues to bring his celebrated performances to theaters throughout the United States.
Engagements in the 2021-2022 season include his return to Opera Company of Middlebury as Dunois in The Maid of Orleans, his role and company debut as Donner in Das Rheingold with Nashville Opera, his role debut as Germont in La Traviata with First Coast Opera, and Mr. Meriwether (Pooh-Bah) in The Montana Mikado, Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s new adaptation of the Gilbert & Sullivan classic. Last season’s engagements include Il Conte di Luna in Il trovatore with Opera Tampa, Pangloss in Candide with Opera Company of Middlebury, and cancelled or postponed performances of Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with Hawaii Opera Theatre and the title role in Macbeth with Knoxville Opera. His 2019-2020 season included his debut with Houston Grand Opera to sing the student matinee and cover Rigoletto, Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors with On Site Opera, and Lionel in The Maid of Orleans with New Orleans Opera as well as cancelled or postponed performances of Amonasro in Aïda with Opera Tampa and Virginia Opera and Verdi’s Requiem with the Reading Symphony Orchestra.
Mr. Jeremiah recently made his debut with Minnesota Opera as Horstmayer in Silent Night, performed the title role in Rigoletto with the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera, Carmina Burana with the Westmoreland Symphony, Scarpia in Tosca with the Reading Symphony, Father in Chunky in Heat with Experiments in Opera, Silvio in Pagliacci with New Orleans Opera, The Man in Persona in his Los Angeles Opera debut, covering Alberich in Das Rheingold with Arizona Opera, his debut with On Site Opera as Aaron Greenspan in Morning Star, When Adonis Calls with Asheville Lyric Opera, Marcello in La bohème with the Pittsburgh Festival Opera, and Gianni Schicchi with the Opera Company of Middlebury.
Other highlights for Mr. Jeremiah include his role debut as Macbeth with Opera Company of Middlebury, the title role in Rigoletto and Lassiter in the world-première of Riders of the Purple Sage with Arizona Opera, The Man in the world-première of Persona with Beth Morrison Projects, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hawaii Opera Theatre, Gianni Schicchi with Mobile Opera, Alfio in Cavalleria rusticana with the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, his debut with Des Moines Metro Opera as The Foreman in Jenůfa and Sonora in La fanciulla del West, Escamillo in Carmen with the Northern Lights Festival, John Sorel in The Consul with Opera Santa Barbara, Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas to Stephanie Bythe’s Dido with Mark Morris Dance Group at the Mostly Mozart Festival, Ford in Falstaff with Opera
Louisiane, the world première of A Death in the Family with Hungary’s Armel Music Festival, Don Pedro in La Périchole, Deputy Mayor in Anna Nicole, the cover of Junior in A Quiet Place, and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte with New York City Opera, Billy Bigelow in Carousel with the Carnegie Visual and PAC, Capt. Lutte in Noel Coward’s Bitter Sweet with Bard SummerScape.
Mr. Jeremiah has been heard in concert with the New Haven Symphony, Cape Cod Symphony, Toledo Symphony, debuted with Jazz at Lincoln Center in a Rufus Wainwright concert, appeared with the New York Festival of Song with Steven Blier, and debuted at Alice Tully Hall with the Little Orchestra Society in an all-Victor Herbert program. He had his State Theater debut with the New York City Opera orchestra in their 2010 gala Lucky To Be Me: Music of Leonard Bernstein. He has also joined the Yakima Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No.9, the Great Falls Symphony for Handel’s Messiah, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3.
He is featured on the live recording of Silent Night, now available on the NAXOS label.
He is a former Young Artist with Seattle Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, and The Glimmerglass Festival.