WellySport #13 – Oliver Johnston
DukeBox February 1, 2021
This WellySport podcast sees us take a different direction as we explore other performance environments and the similarities that exist to the sporting world.
This week we are joined by guest Oliver Johnston. Oliver Johnston is an internationally renowned tenor. A graduate and Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, Oliver has enjoyed a career singing in opera houses and concert halls around the world. Highlights include making debuts in New York, Japan, New Zealand, Russia and Armenia. He also works extensively throughout Europe and the UK, with companies such as Opera di Roma(Italy), Salzburg Festival, Teatro Real Madrid, Glyndebourne, Opera National de Lyon, Garsington and Opera North. Other recent and future highlights include making his South American debut in São Paulo and appearing as a soloist at the BBC Last Night of the Proms.
This podcast sees the discussion cover topics such as disappointment, always learning on your journey, finding what motivates you, being detailed with your preparation and using strategies to deal with pre-performance nerves.