James Johnston

1903-1991

Picture of James Johnston as Calaf
I wish to thank Daniele Godor for the picture.

James Johnston singsSimone Boccanegra: Oh horror
In RA Format

Repertory
Rigoletto-Dublin, Gaiety, 25 November 1940
Faust-Dublin, Capitol, 21 April 1941
La Traviata-Dublin, Gaiety, 19 May 1941
Cavalleria Rusticana-Dublin, Gaiety, 6 November 1941
Il Trovatore-Dublin, Gaiety, 13 April 1942
Don Giovanni-Dublin, Gaiety, 8 May 1943
The Bohemian Girl-Dublin, 23 November 1943
Carmen-Dublin, Gaiety, 22 November 1944
Madama Butterfly-Belfast, Grand Opera House, 25 July 1945
The Bartered Bride (Jenik)-Belfast, Berlin, 1 October 1945
La Bohème-London, Sadler's Wells, 23 January 1946
Tosca-London, Sadler's Wells, 18 December 1946
Pagliacci-London, Sadler's Wells, 5 January 1948
Simone Boccanegra-London, Sadler's Wells, 7 January 1949
Rusalka-London, BBC, 1 April 1949
The Olympians (Hector de Florac)-London, Covent Garden, 29 September 1949
Hugh the Drover-London, Sadler's Wells, 9 May 1950
Der Freischütz-London, BBC, 22 September 1950
Der Rosenkavalier-London, Covent Garden, 23 November 1950
Don Carlo-London, Sadler's Wells, 16 January 1951
Turandot-London, Covent Garden, 22 October 1951
Aida-London, Covent Garden, 1 February 1952
Macbeth-Glyndebourne, 2 July 1952
Un Ballo in Maschera-Cardiff?, On tour with Covent Garden, 11 March 1953
The Beggar's Opera (Macheath)-London, Sadler's Wells, 4 October 1954
Sir John in Love (Fenton)-London, Camden Theater, BBC, 12 February 1956
Les contes d'Hoffmann-London, Covent Garden, 9 July 1957

Reference: Leslie Gilmore At last, a great Tenor, James Johnston, Farset Press, Belfast, 1994

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