Lyric Opera of Chicago

Jonathan Johnson

 Jonathan Johnson headshot

Photo by Devon Cass.

A native of Macon, Georgia, first-year tenor Jonathan Johnson recently completed his tenure as a fellow of the A. J. Fletcher Institute of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, pursuing a Professional Artist Certificate. His roles there included Ruggero/La rondine, Lechmere/Owen Wingrave, Azaël/Debussy's L'enfant prodigue, and Fenton/Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor. Other performance credits include Ezekiel Cheever/The Crucible (Piedmont Opera, debut), and the title role/Candide and Rev. Horace Adams/Peter Grimes (Aspen Summer Music Institute). The tenor received his bachelor of music degree from Mercer University's Townsend School of Music, where he sang the title role/Cavalli's L'Egisto, Camille de Rosillon/The Merry Widow, and Nemorino/L'elisir d'amore. In the 2014-15 Lyric Opera season Johnson will perform in Capriccio and Il trovatore.

Jonathan Johnson is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. William C. Vance.

 

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Ryan Opera Center 2014-2015 Ensemble

 

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Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi

 

Laura Wilde

 

 

J'nai Bridges

 

Julie Anne Miller

 

 

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Jesse Donner

 

John Irvin

 

Jonathan Johnson

Jonathan Johnson

 

Anthony Clark Evans

 

Will Liverman

 

 

 

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Richard Ollarsaba

 

 

 

Bradley Smoak

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