About this Artist
Since his San Francisco Opera debut in 1974, tenor JOSEPH FRANK has specialized in the lyric character tenor repertoire, having sung over 75 roles. He made his Metropolitan Opera and European debuts in 1979. He now appears regularly with leading opera companies here and abroad, including the Operas of Houston, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Washington among others. For the Santa Fe Opera, he appeared in the American premiere of Berg’s complete three-act Lulu. As a recitalist and oratorio specialist, he has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony, the Houston Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony, and the Atlanta Symphony with conductors James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Julius Rudel, and Emil Tchakarov. He makes his Hollywood Bowl debut this summer.