Joshua Spink

Born in England, Joshua Spink grew up in Ireland and initially studied Spanish and music at University College Cork before completing his Master's degree in Vocal Performance at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin. The tenor then moved to Germany in 2018, where he made his Austrian and German debut with the role of Pedrillo in Mozart's "Die Entführung aus dem Serail" (Pasinger Fabrik Munich, Oper Rund Um Wien) and appeared on stage as Don Basilio and Don Curzio in Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro" at the Theater im Schlossgarten in Arnstadt, among other roles. In the 2019/20 season, he toured the U.S. with Columbia Artists Management's "Songs of Ireland Tour." Since the 2020/2021 season, Joshua Spink has been a member of the solo ensemble at Theater Ulm. His most notable roles there include Count Almaviva in Rossini's "Il barbiere di Siviglia," Vánja in Janáček's "Katja Kabanowa," Alfred in J. Strauss' (son) "Die Fledermaus," and Tanzmeister/Brighella in R. Strauss' "Ariadne auf Naxos." In 2022/23 a CD and audio recording of the newly discovered romantic opera "La légende de Tristan" by Charles Tournemire with Joshua Spink in the role of Le Nain Frocin was made at the Theater Ulm by Südwestrundfunk. His recent roles at Theater Ulm include Peppe (Leoncavallo "Pagliacci"), Andres/Cochenille/Frantz/Pittinaccio (Offenbach "Les Contes d'Hoffmann") and Spoletta in Puccini's "Tosca".
At Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Joshua Spink will make his house debut in the 2023/24 season as Mercury in Offenbach's "Orpheus in der Unterwelt".