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Jonathan Peter Kenny


Jonathan is from Liverpool. Conducting appearances include Flavio, Xerxes, Agrippina, Ottone, Iphigénie en Tauride, Ulysses Homecoming, Johannes-Passion, Mass in B minor, Giulio Cesare, Idomeneo, Matthaüs-Passion, Amadigi,Tamerlano (ETO); Giulio Cesare, Rinaldo, Radamisto, Alcina, Serse (Lucca); The Duchess of Malfi (Northampton); Pergolesi/Cross Stabat Mater (Dublin); Jocelyn Pook Anxiety Fanfare (Kings Place and RFH) and Memorial (Barbican, Adelaide Festival, Brisbane Festival); Graun Cleopatra e Cesare (Netherlands). Digital work includes Johannes-Passion, Mille regretz, Jonas, Io tacerò,Dido and Aeneas, Ferrandini Il pianto di Maria.

As a singer he has performed with ROH, ENO, Scottish Opera, ETO, Glyndebourne Festival, Salzburg, Royal Opera Copenhagen, Teatro comunale di Bologna, Karlsruhe, Halle, Glimmerglass NY, Teatr Wielki Warsaw, Opera du Rhin, BBC Proms, AAM, OAE, EBS, RLPO, RSNO, Ensemble Modern Frankfurt, Polish National Orchestra, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Gabrieli Consort, English Concert, Taverner Consort, with, among others, Gardiner, Fischer, Parrott, Mortensen, Bolton, Bicket, McCreesh, Glover, van Immerseel, Haim,, Herreweghe, Yuasa, Wit, Pinnock, Goodman. Recordings include Bach Matthaüs-Passion, Gesualdo Tenebrae, Buxtehude Cantatas, Handel Agrippina, Israel in Egypt, Israel in Babylon, Purcell Dido and Aeneas, Puccini Requiem, Pook Deluge and Untold Things. His edition of Tamerlano has been produced in Dublin, Melbourne, Lisbon and London.