Ben Johnson

Tenor Ben Johnson is a versatile figure who has a large repertory of opera from the Baroque to the 20th century, as well as oratorio and art song. He is also active as a conductor, educator, and organization artistic director. Johnson was born in London in 1983. In 2002, he entered the undergraduate course at the Royal College of Music in London, studying with Neil Mackie and graduating in 2006. He went on to the RCM's Benjamin Britten International Opera School. Johnson won several important prizes, including the school's Lieder Prize and English Song Prize, and a prize at the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition. Early in his career, he distinguished himself with oratorio performances around England, often singing the St. John and St. Matthew Passions of Bach and frequently performing in oratorio with the London Mozart Players. Read Full Biography

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