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John Findon


John Findon studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Opera Course, where he was supported by Help Musicians UK and the Worshipful Company of Musicians. He is a ENO Harewood Artist.

Previously for ENO: Mime, The Rhinegold, Spoletta Tosca, Luke The Handmaid’s Tale, Innkeeper/Cock The Cunning Little Vixen; Siegmund (cover) The Valkyrie, Peasant Luisa Miller, Remendado Carmen, Heurtebrise (cover) Orphée, Sergeant Johnny Strong and Writer (cover) Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel, Witch Hansel and Gretel (ENO/Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre)

Highlights elsewhere: Vaudemort Iolanta (Les Azuriales Opera); Second Jew Salome (Opera North); Monostatos MagicI (Opera North); Sargeant Johnny Strong and Writer (cover) Alfredo La Traviata (Fife Opera); First Armed Man (cover) Magic Flute (RCS); 2nd Soldier L’incoronazione di Poppea (RCS); Bardolfo Falstaff (RCS); Nemorino L’Elisir d’amore (Brent Opera); Don José Carmen (EPOC); Jean The Cunning Peasant (Guildhall); Shepherd 2 (role)/Apollo (cover) Orfeo (Guildhall/ROH); Lemminkainen (cover) Swanhunter (Opera North); Leandro Le Donne Curiose (Guildhall); Sir Philip Owen Wingrave (BYO); Count Vaudemont Iolanta (Guildhall); Vasilli Mavra (Guildhall); Huon Oberon (Guildhall); Das Lied Von der Erde Valencia Philharmonic; Januarie The Tale of Januarie (Guildhall/ROH).

Upcoming for ENO: The Handmaid’s Tale and Jenůfa

At ENO we are committed to nurturing talent for the future of opera. Our Harewood Artists programme enables exceptionally talented British and British-trained singers, like John, to perform with a major opera company while receiving specialist coaching, support and guidance for 2-3 years.

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Career Highlights

Previous operatic engagements include: Melot Tristan und Isolde, Borsa Rigoletto (Glyndebourne Touring Opera); Florestan (cover) Fidelio, Gamekeeper/Prince (cover) Rusalka (Garsington); Vaudemont Iolanta (Les Azuriales Opera); Second Jew Salome (Opera North); Monostatos The Magic Flute (Opera North). In the 2017 Season he was a Jerwood Young Artist at Glyndebourne, performing the roles of Player 2 Hamlet, Officer Ariadne auf Naxos and Giuseppe (cover) La traviata, and in the 2018 Season at Glyndebourne he performed Faninal’s Major-Domo Der Rosenkavalier.

Forthcoming: Paul (cover) The Dead City (ENO).

Last updated: 12th December 2023