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Professor Emeritus: SJSU School of Music and Dance
Since his 1974 San Francisco Opera debut, tenor Joseph Frank has specialized in the lyric character tenor operatic repertoire. In a career spanning over 50 years, the tenor has garnered acclaim in over 80 roles. Metropolitan Opera and European debuts followed in 1979 and he has appeared with other leading opera companies here and abroad including the opera companies of Los Angeles, Houston, Seattle, Washington, Orange County, San Diego, Santa Fe, London, and Paris. As a concert specialist, he has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the symphonies of Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis and Atlanta under such luminaries as James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Julius Rudel, Eduardo Müller and Emil Tchakarov.