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Jonathan Eyers

Baritone


Jonathan Eyers is a baritone from Hamilton, New Zealand, and is currently completing the second year of the Opera Studies Course at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, studying with Robert Dean. Jonathan holds a Master of Performance with Distinction from Guildhall and a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the University of Waikato.

As a student at Guildhall, Jonathan has taken part in numerous exciting performances: in the London Symphony Orchestra's production of Candide with Marin Alsop; in Iain Burnside's Swansong; at Wigmore Hall in a public masterclass with Thomas Quasthoff; in Graham Johnson’s SongGuild Lieder series; recorded for BBC Radio 3 in his performance of Detlev Glanert’s Gesang des Achill as part of the BBC's total immersion weekend of the composer. In the first year of being on the opera course, Jonathan performed in three sets of live-streamed opera scenes, including scenes from Le nozze di Figaro, L’elisir d’amore, Don Pasquale, Hamlet, Pelléas et Mélisande, Eugene Onegin, Carmen, Il pirata, and Die Fledermaus. This year at Guildhall, Jonathan has performed the roles of Ben in Menotti’s The Telephone and Simon in Judith Weir’s Miss Fortune.

Outside of Guildhall, Jonathan has worked as a soloist with NZ Opera, Julliard 415, the Auckland Philharmonic, Berlin Italian Opera, Grimeborn Festival, and British Youth Opera. He is a founding member of Whānau London Voices, a group of London based New Zealand singers who had their inaugural online concert at the Royal Albert Hall in November 2020.

Last updated: Jun 2022