Baritone Joshua Conyers’s 2022–23 season includes his debut with English National Opera as Policeman / Congregant 3 in Jeanine Tesori’s Blue, his return to Washington National Opera as Reverend in Blue, and Reginald in Anthony Davis’s X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X at Opera Omaha, a role that he also performed with Detroit Opera and Odyssey Opera. He joins Lyric Opera of Chicago for the world premiere production of Factotum by Will Liverman, DJ King Rico, and & Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj. On the concert platform, Conyers appears as bass soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
In recent seasons Conyers joined Seattle Opera for Blue, Boston Lyric Opera as Count Capulet in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, Memphis Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and made his Cecilia Chorus of NYC debut in Orff’s Carmina burana at Carnegie Hall, Eustis in Philidor’s Le Maréchal ferrant with Opera Lafayette, and Sprecher in Mozart’s The Magic Flute with Aspen Opera Theater. His roles at Atlanta Opera include Tonio in Leoncavall’s Pagliacci at Atlanta Opera, Tiger Brown in Weill’s Threepenny Opera, and covered Kaiser Overall in Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis.
As a concert artist, Joshua Conyers made his Carnegie Hall Debut in 2018 as the baritone soloist performing Mozart’s Regina Cœli, Vaughn Williams’s Serenade to Music, Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, and Mark Hayes’s Te Deum. He made his Kennedy Center debut in 2018 as the baritone soloist in Duruflé’s Requiem with Manhattan Concert Productions. Additional concert and oratorio appearances include J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Handel’s Messiah, Brahms’s A German Requiem, Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, and Vaughan Williams’s Dona nobis pacem.