Joel Amosa

Joel Amosa

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Joel Amosa

2018 Lexus Song Quest Winner, Joel Amosa, a Samoan Bass-baritone completed his Music Degree and Post-Graduate diploma under the tutelage of Isabel Cunningham and Frances Wilson at the University of Otago.

Joel’s operatic repertoire includes Count Almaviva: The Marriage of Figaro (Hawkes Bay Opera); Don Alfonso: Così fan tutte (The Auckland Opera Studio); Dr Bartolo: The Marriage of Figaro, Dulcamara: The Elixir of Love, Zuniga: Carmen (Festival Opera), Chief Hongi Hika in a new opera This Other Eden by New Zealand composer Anthony Ritchie as part of the 2014 Dunedin Arts Festival; and King Claudio: Aggripina (Days Bay Opera). Joel has performed as a guest artist with Motone Productions in their ‘Opera in Rarotonga’ concert series.

Joel has performed the bass roles for various Oratorios including Harapha and Manoah in Handel’s Oratorio Samson, Saul in Saul, Handel’s Messiah, Bach and Steffani mass, Verdi’s Requiem, Haydn’s Thereisenmesse, Faure’s Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, and Mozart’s Mass in C minor.

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