Lyric spinto tenor Joseph Buckmaster is equally at home on both the opera stage and concert platform. This summer Joseph returned to Opera Holland Park as Rodolfo in La Boheme after a successful Monsieur Triquet in their production of Eugene Onegin the previous year. Joseph has a close relationship with IF Opera and returns this summer as a guest artist in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
In 2021, Joseph made his debut with Grange Park Opera singing the role of Male 1 in the world premiere of The Life and Death of Alexander Litvinenko.
Joseph has an on going relationship with Heritage Opera, roles with them have included Tamino (The Magic Flute), Ferrando (Cosi fan Tutte), Basilio and Don Curzio (The Marriage of Figaro) and he covered the role of Don José (Carmen).
Joseph studied at both the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. Whilst at the Royal Academy roles included Apollo (Semele) and Alméric (Iolanta).
On the concert platform, performances include Handel’s Messiah, Judas Maccabaeus and The Foundling Hospital Anthem, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and St John Passion, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Mozart’s Requiem, Ramirez’s Misa Criolla and Puccini’s Messa di Gloria.