Joel Allison

2nd Prize Winner
2017 Brian Law Opera Competition

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Biography prepared by Lesley Robinson from information submitted by the artist with her application for the 13th Brian Law Opera Competition, held .

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Joel Allison, bass-baritone

Bass-baritone Joel Allison, 25, is a graduate of the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance. His post-graduate studies have taken him to the University of Toronto for a master’s in opera performance. He won the Norcop prize in Art Song in 2016 and a Richard Bradshaw Fellowship (2016-17) at the University of Toronto. Joel has performed with Seventeen Voyces and St. Andrew’s Church in Ottawa, The Theatre of Early Music and Tafelmusik Baroque Chamber Choir. He has sung a range of operatic roles in Ottawa, Saskatoon, Toronto and Stratford as well as performing in Messiah and a number of oratorio concert productions.