Givonna Joseph

Ms. Givonna Joseph is deeply committed to the culture of New Orleans, city of her birth.  This is most evident in her concerts featuring the 19th Century classical music of New Orleans Free People of Color, and in her appearance on “Le Grand Tour”, a French documentary.

The mezzo-soprano, Founder and Director of award winning Opera Creole was recently honored as one of Southern Living Magazine’s “Southerner of the Year 2017”, along with her daughter, Aria Mason.  She was one of five finalists in the Arts-Based Business Pitch at the 2017 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, interviewed by The New Yorker, and NPR in promotion of the production of La Flamenca.