Joshua Oxley in a exciting young tenor based in Sydney. His operatic roles include Tamino (Mozart, Die Zauberflöte, Sydney Conservatorium), Don Ottavio (Mozart, Don Giovanni, Opera Hunter), Alfredo (Verdi, La Traviata, Opera New England), Jenik (Smetana, The Bartered Bride, Rockdale Opera Company), Mozart (Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart and Salieri, Bare Bones Opera), Sam Polk (Floyd, Susannah, Opera New England), Remendado (Bizet, Carmen, Opera New England), Pane (Cavalli, La Calisto, Sydney Conservatorium), Tchaplitsky (Tchaikovsky, Pique Dame, Sydney Symphony Orchestra), and Frederic (Sullivan, Pirates of Penzance, Chatswood Musical Society). During studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, he won a place in the inaugural ESTIVO Summer School in Verona, Italy.
He has been tenor soloist for St. Andrew’s Cathedral (Handel, Messiah; Bach, Cantata No. 4, No. 62 No. 80, No. 115, No. 140) Other major solo concert performances include Evangelist in St Matthew Passion, Stabat Mater (Rossini), Mozart Requiem, arias in St John Passion (Bach), Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini), Te Deum (Nicolai) and Bernstein Mass(Conservatorium Centenary).
At the Sydney Eisteddfod, Joshua has twice been the recipient of the Ronald Dowd Memorial Prize and won the Opera and Arts Support Group Vocal Scholarship in 2018. He was also awarded the 2016/17 BBM Scholarship for Music and won the Joan Carden Award in 2017. Currently, Joshua is singing Tamino in Opera Australia’s schools production of The Magic Flute.