Joshua Ellicott was born in Manchester and read Music at University of York before continuing his vocal studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. A milestone in his thriving career came in 2006 when he won the International Vocal Competition in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. His career is now becoming as varied as it is distinguished with interests ranging from early music to contemporary repertoire and from recitals and concerts through to opera, performed with some of the finest ensembles and musicians. Recent performances have included Handel with the English Concert and Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Birtwistle with the London Sinfonietta; Bach with The King’s Consort and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and Beethoven with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. In opera he has sung for Scottish Opera, English Touring Opera, Opera North and La Monnaie, Brussels. Joshua has continued to work regularly with Peter Seymour and Yorkshire Baroque Soloists since his time as a student in York and has also recorded Monteverdi Vespers and Bach St John Passion with them.