Jennifer Witton


Winner of the GSMD Gold Medal, Jennifer Witton is a graduate of the Guildhall Opera School. In 2019 she won first prize at the inaugural ‘Opera: By Voice Alone’ competition and is the recipient of the ROSL Roderick Lakin Award.

Following various roles and covers for Glyndebourne, she performed the title role in Massenet’s Cendrillon in performances for both the festival and the tour. She has also worked for the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Opera North and Wexford Festival Opera. Role and cover highlights include Micaëla/Carmen, Gilda/Rigoletto, La Musica & Euridice/L’Orfeo, Lucia/Rape of Lucretia, Madame Herz/Der Schauspieldirektor, Aphrodite/Phaedra, Anna/Die sieben Todsünden and Lauretta/Gianni Schicchi.

A Britten-Pears Young Artist, Jennifer has performed at the Barbican Hall, Cadogan Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Oxford Lieder Festival. She has worked with conductors such as Marin Alsop, John Wilson and Martyn Brabbins and has given recitals alongside pianists Simon Lepper, Iain Burnside and Graham Johnson. 

Her discography includes ‘Voices of London’ alongside pianist Gavin Roberts and ‘Music and Speeches’ with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Longborough debut: Micaëla/Carmen (2022)