The 2018/19 season marked tenor Joshua Wheeker's third year with LA Opera's young artist program.
His appearances with the company have included numerous supporting roles as well as the leading role of Tamino in The Magic Flute.
His 2021 appearances include the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto with Tulsa Opera and Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with Dayton Opera.
In July 2021, he will perform Nemorino in L'Elisir d'Amore with Opera Maine. His cancelled engagements during the pandemic included a debut with Hawaii Opera Theater as Narraboth in Salome.
In the summer of 2019, he returned to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for his role debut as the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto. Other recent performances include both Don Basilio and Don Curzio in The Marriage of Figaro and Malcolm in Macbeth with Kentucky Opera. He has previously appeared with Dayton Opera, Opera Iowa, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Aspen Music Festival, and Des Moines Metro Opera. He has performed under the baton of James Conlon, Placido Domingo, Steven Lord and Grant Gershon. In March 2019, he will compete in the national semi-finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.