IMG Artists is delighted to welcome tenor Oliver Johnston to its roster for General Management. He will be represented by Isabella Pitman from the London office.

British tenor Oliver Johnston is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and was a participant in the 2016 Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project. Notable engagements include Don Jose Carmen for Opera Holland Park; Italian Tenor Der Rosenkavalier for Garsington Opera; Jacquino Fidelio for Opera North; Ein Soldat Der Kaiser von Atlantis with the BBC Symphony Orchestra; house debuts at Teatro Real Madrid and Opera di Roma as High Priest Idomeneo; Mademoiselle Bouillabaisse in Offenbach’s Mesdames de la Halle for the Glyndebourne Festival and Jenik Bartered Bride at Garsington Opera.

Highlights of his 2022/23 season include role debuts as Tichon Káťa Kabanová for Opéra National de Lyon, Alfredo La Traviata for Opera North and a return to Garsington Opera as Jenik in The Bartered Bride. On the concert platform, he sings Handel’s Messiah with the Philharmonia Orchestra/Brian Wright and Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast with the Royal Orchestral Society/Ronald Corp.

Johnston said, “It is such an honour to be represented by Isabella and to be on the roster alongside such distinguished musicians and artists. I am delighted to be at the start of this journey with IMGA, and I’m looking forward to some exciting projects on the horizon!”

Pitman said, “I’m delighted to be working with Oliver. Ever since I started working with him it has been an absolute pleasure. I’m thrilled that our relationship will continue at IMGA. This season has marked some exciting and successful debuts and I’m thoroughly looking forward to seeing his career develop further.”

Photo credit: Richard Hubert Smith