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Johnny Herford

Johnny Herford

Johnny Herford graduated from the Royal Academy of Music and was the winner of the Song Prize at the 2013 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, and of the Jean Meikle Duo Prize at the 2013 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition.

In October 2014, Johnny created the role of Josef K in the world premiere of The Trial by Phillip Glass at the Royal Opera House, in a co-production with Music Theatre Wales, this role also marked Johnny’s German debut at Magdeburg Oper in April 2015. In the 2015–16 season Johnny’s engagements included the Journeyman Curlew River in a new production for Opéra de Dijon; his debut with Scottish Opera in their Highlights Tour; Josef K The Trial in Craiova, Romania and further performances in Magdeburg; performances of Biedermann and the Arsonists by Šimon Voseček for Independent Opera and his debut recital at the Wigmore Hall with pianist James Baillieu.

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