Jonathan McGovern was born in Surrey and trained at the Royal Academy of Music. Most recently he performed the role of Pelléas in Barrie Kosky's new production of Pelléas et Mélisande for Komische Oper Berlin as well as Papageno Die Zauberflöte for Staatsoper Hamburg. McGovern's recordings include Mendelssohn songs with the pianist Malcom Martineau.
Recent engagements: Title role in Orfeo (Teatro Arriaga); Papageno Die Zauberflöte (Garsington Opera); Steward Flight (Scottish Opera)
Forthcoming engagements: Title role Don Giovanni (Garsington Opera); Papageno Die Zauberflöte (Staatsoper Hamburg); Pelléas Pelléas et Mélisande (Staatstheater Klagenfurt)