British Columbia baritone Justin Welsh’s career highlights include Crown in Porgy and Bess with Kent Nagano conducting l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, and Queegueg in the Canadian premiere of Moby Dick for Calgary Opera. His 2021/22 season includes Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi for the Canadian Opera Company, Gould’s Wall with Tapestry Opera, Bound for Against the Grain Theatre, and performing as a soloist for Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir’s Lord Nelson Mass.
An alumnus of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio, further credits include Marcello in La Bohème for l’Opéra de Montréal, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro for Pacific Opera Victoria, and Baron Duphol in La Traviata for Edmonton Opera. He was a soloist in Verdi’s Requiem for the Okanagan Symphony and has appeared with the Winnipeg, Victoria, Regina, and Niagara symphonies; VOICEBOX: Opera in Concert; the Grand Philharmonic Choir; and Tapestry Opera.
Justin was the First Place winner in the Lotte Lenya Competition and holds a master of music from the University of British Columbia.