Joshua Ellicott


Tenor Joshua Ellicott was born in Manchester and read Music at York University before continuing his vocal studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Highlights in his 2014/15 season include Evangelist in Bach’s Matthäus Passion (Handel & Haydn Society/Christophers), the Mass in B Minor (The English Concert/Bicket), and Handel’s Messiah (The King’s Consort/King) and Solomon (Wrocław Baroque Orchestra/McCreesh).

Other notable appearances have included the Johannes Passion at the BBC Proms (Zurich Chamber Orchestra/Norrington), Purcell’s The Fairy Queen at the Styriarte Festival Graz (Concentus Musicus Wien/Harnoncourt), Monteverdi’s Vespers on tour (Le Concert d`Astrée/Haïm), Schubert’s Mass in E flat at the Festival de Saint-Denis (Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France/Harding) and concert performances of Wozzeck and Tristan and Isolde(Philharmonia Orchestra/Salonen), Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins and Wagner’s Parsifal (Hallé Orchestra/Elder), Die Entführung aus dem Serail (OAE/Labadie) and Handel’s Theodora(Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Montgomery).

On the opera stage, he appears regularly with Opera North where his roles have included Jaquino Fidelio, Belmonte Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Richard Dauntless Ruddigore and Sergei in Shostakovich’s Paradise Moscow.