Joseph Morris, 23, is an emerging clarinetist equally at home as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral performer. The 2013-14 season saw Joseph performing alongside Jean-Yves Thibaudet in concert with the Colburn Chamber Music Society, with pianist Christopher Taylor in a live broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio, and appearing as soloist with the Downey Symphony, Burbank Philharmonic, and with the Colburn Orchestra in a performance of John Adams’ Gnarly Buttons directed by the composer as part of the LA Philharmonic’s Minimalism Festival. Joseph joined the Madison Symphony Orchestra as Principal Clarinetist in 2013 at the age of 22 and has received critical acclaim for his performances with the orchestra. He also performs as Principal Clarinet of the Madison Opera and the Madison Ballet.  Read more…

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Joseph Morris to Join the Sarasota Opera as Principal Clarinet in 2015


SarasotaOperaLogoJoseph Morris has been offered the Principal Clarinet position with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra for their 2015 season which runs from January through March in Sarasota, Florida. Highlights of this season include performances of Puccini’s Tosca, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel, and Verdi’s Don Carlos. For more information visit sarasotaopera.org.

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