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John Porter

Voice Type:

Tenor

Nationality:

Irish

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Opera

Anthony
Sweeney Todd (Sondheim)
Northern Ireland Opera
2019
Il Duca di Mantova
Rigoletto (Verdi)
Northern Ireland Opera
2018
Pedrillo
Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart)
Diva Opera 2018 Tour
2018
Kornélis
La Princesse jaune (Camille Saint-Saëns)
Northern Opera Group
2018
Tony
West Side Story (Bernstein)
The Bath Festivals
2018
Borsa
Rigoletto (Verdi)
Northern Ireland Opera
2018

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Seragliomen

International Opera Awards Bursary (2013)

⁣ "John Porter is a terrific singer and his rendition of Johanna in the first act was meltingly beautiful. He brought the love-struck Anthony winningly to life" Seen and Heard International⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ (2019)

"John Porter as the sailor Anthony Hope, suitor to Johanna, gives a heartfelt performance using his beautiful, honeyed tenor voice to great effect." Irish Independent ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ (2019)

"The best singing comes from John Porter as the decent young sailor Anthony" The Times ⁣⁣ (2019)

'He possesses a clear, lyric voice with no problems in the upper register – top notes were as easy as shelling peas.' Opera Now

Royal Academy of Music Opera Course
Royal Academy of Music London
2014–2016

John Porter Tenor
Biography

Hailing from Donegal, Ireland, Tenor John Porter is a graduate of Royal Academy Opera and University of Ulster. He currently studies under the tutelage of Rosa Mannion, Catrin Wyn-Davies and Audrey Hyland. Also an alumnus of the Georg Solti Accademia and Les Azuriales, John has found professional advance as a former Young Artist for Garsington Opera and Northern Ireland Opera. More recently he was declared a finalist in Accademia Teatro alla Scala competition

2019 sees John in the role of Alfred in Die Fledermaus for Northern Ireland Opera; Tamino in The Magic Flute at Waterperry Opera Festival; Anthony in Sweeney Todd at Lyric Theatre Belfast for Northern Ireland Opera and Narrator in The Chronic Identity Crisis of Pamplemousse for Northern Ireland Opera.

Highlights of 2018 include the role of Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail for Diva Opera; Borsa/Il Duca cover in Rigoletto for Northern Ireland Opera; Tony in West Side Story at Bath Festivals; Kornélis in La princesse jaune for Northern Opera Group; Haydn’s The Creation with Hadleigh Choral Society and Handel’s Messiah with Ards Choral Society.

John is grateful for the support he has received in his career thus far including that of The Countess of Munster Musical Trust, The Kathleen Trust, The Richard Lewis Jean Shanks Trust, The Nicholas Berwin Charitable Trust, and The International Opera Awards Foundation.

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