John Savournin studied with a scholarship at Trinity College of Music, where he was awarded the Founder’s Prize for Excellence and the Paul Simms Opera Prize.  Opera roles include Leporello (Don Giovanni), Colline (La bohème) and The Immigration Officer (Flight) for Opera Holland Park, Alidoro (La Cenerentola) for Opera North and Scottish Opera, and Schaunard (La bohème), Peter Quince (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), and Second Gunman (Kiss Me, Kate) for Welsh National Opera. He is also well-known for his work in contemporary repertoire.  He made his Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room débuts as a Park Lane Young Artist, returning for a second Wigmore recital as a Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians/Concordia Foundation prize winner.  Other concert and oratorio highlights have included Messiah at the Bridgewater Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. He will make his Classical Opera début in March 2018, singing the role of Fortitudo in Haydn’s Applausus.

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