He made his professional debut for Glyndebourne on Tour as Števa/Jenůfa and has since been engaged by English National Opera, Longborough Festival Opera, Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, The Opera Group, West Green House Opera, Dorset Opera, and Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn. His roles include The Prince/Rusalka, Florestan Fidelio, Siegfried/Götterdämmerung, title role/Siegfried, Walther von Stolzing/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Don José/Carmen, Radames/Aida, Gustavo/Un ballo in maschera, Alwa (Jimmy)/American Lulu and Bacchus/Ariadne auf Naxos.
Recent concert performances include Mahler Symphony No. 8 with the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Das Lied von der Erde with Bath Philharmonia, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at the Sheldonian Theatre, Verdi Requiem (De Montfort Hall) and Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius at the Shaldon Festival. In opera galas, recent performances have taken him to the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Centre, Bridgewater Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Cadogan Hall and the National Opera House, Wexford.
Jonathan Stoughton was born in London and trained at the Royal College of Music and the National Opera Studio. His studies were further supported by the Wagner Society and by the Mastersingers. Jonathan was the 2017 winner of the Carole Rees Award for Advanced Musical Studies in Wagnerian Repertoire.