Joseph Walsh is a conductor admired for his ability to combine dramatic flair and theatrical excitement with sensitivity, detail and balance. He has most recently served as General Director, Artistic Director and Conductor at Lyric Opera Virginia with two decades of experience in presenting and conducting opera in Virginia, across the country and internationally. He served as Musical Director for Lyric Opera Virginia's 2013-2014 productions which included Viva Verdi!, La Bohème and Master Class. He was involved in the musical preparation of more than ... [ MORE ]

"Maestro Joseph Walsh in the pit did a fine job and kept the pace moving and the tension strong. The Act II drama was especially well-done and the musical accompaniment complimented the action on stage nicely. In the wrong hands this score might outwit a less competent conductor, but in Maestro Walsh's hands we received a vivid rendering with well-placed drama backed by a solid pace throughout."

Joseph Giannino,, February 15, 2009