JOHN
LONGMUIR

TENOR

One of Australia’s most acclaimed young tenors, John Longmuir was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.  His operatic studies took place at the Australian Opera Studio.

John’s awards encompass all of Australia’s major competitions, having won the prestigious Herald-Sun Aria, the Opera and Arts Support Group Scholarship and the inaugural Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award.

After making his professional debut as Ismaele in Nabucco in Tokyo Japan, he joined Opera Australia, first as a young artist and then as a principal.

John has sung all the major leggiero repertoire for Opera Australia including: Tamino in The Magic Flute, Narcisco in Il Turco in Italia, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Camille in The Merry Widow, Almaviva in The Barber of Seville, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Fenton in Falstaff, Beppe in Pagliacci, Gastone in La traviata, The Count of Lerma in Don Carlos, Pong in Turandot and many others.  John has also appeared with West Australian Opera as Almaviva in The Barber of Seville and Camille in The Merry Widow.

Also in high demand on the concert platform, his performance highlights include: Carmina Burana with The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Elijah with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Bach’s Mass in B minor with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah with Royal Melbourne Philharmonic, Rossini’s Stabat Mater with West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Israel in Egypt with the Berliner Cappella and Faure’s La naissance de Vénus at the Konzerthaus Berlin.   In 2012 and 2014, John was invited to sing Grimoaldo in concert performances of Handel’s Rodelinda under Richard Bonynge, now available as a commercial recording.

Upcoming performances for Opera Australia include; Camille in The Merry Widow, Gastone in La traviata, Juan in Don Quichotte, Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor and Vogelgesang in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.

PERFORMANCES WITH STATE OPERA SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Count Almaviva – The Barber of Seville (2020)
Camille de Rosillon – The Merry Widow (2018)

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There will be a different kind of drama taking centre court at Memorial Drive, when State Opera South Australia serves up Carmina Burana on Friday 27 March.

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There will be a different kind of drama taking centre court at Memorial Drive, when State Opera South Australia serves up Carmina Burana on Friday 27 March. 

Book your tickets now: https://stateopera.com.au/productions/carmina-burana/

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On the 19th and 22nd January, Event Cinemas Glenelg will be exclusively screening a live performance of the charming ballet Coppélia as part of the Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season! There will be screenings in 25 locations nationwide, meaning audiences in Australia are never far from a performance at the Royal Opera House.

Don’t miss Ninette de Valois’ story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls featuring intricate choreography set to Delibes’ delightful score.
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On the 19th and 22nd January, Event Cinemas Glenelg will be exclusively screening a live performance of the charming ballet Coppélia as part of the Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season! There will be screenings in 25 locations nationwide, meaning audiences in Australia are never far from a performance at the Royal Opera House. 

Don’t miss Ninette de Valois’ story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls featuring intricate choreography set to Delibes’ delightful score. 
Tickets available here: https://bit.ly/2FvlwIc

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State Opera is proud to offer $30 tickets to any State Opera produced events for people under 30 in 2020 like Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and The Barber of Seville.*
So now you can try all kinds of amazing experiences without breaking the bank!
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State Opera is proud to offer $30 tickets to any State Opera produced events for people under 30 in 2020 like Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and The Barber of Seville.* 
So now you can try all kinds of amazing experiences without breaking the bank! 
https://stateopera.com.au/ 

*Check our website for ts and cs

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