John Savournin studied at Trinity College of Music, where he was awarded the Founder’s Prize for Excellence and the Paul Simms Opera Prize.

His roles have included Zuniga Carmen for Welsh National Opera, Peter Quince A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fotis The Greek Passion, Sarastro The Magic Flute, Angelotti Tosca and Armchair / Tree L’enfant et les sortilèges  for Opera North, Leporello Don Giovanni for Opera Holland Park, Second Gunman Kiss Me Kate for Opera North and Welsh National Opera,  Alcindoro La bohème for English National Opera,  Alidoro La cenerentola  for Scottish Opera and Il Barone di Kelbar Un giorno di regno  for Chelsea Opera Group.

Concert highlights have included Messiah for Raymond Gubbay at the Bridgewater Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Mozart’s Requiem with the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Three Choirs Festival and the première of Edwin Roxburgh’s Two Sonnets, written for him at London’s Wigmore Hall.

For The Mozartists, John Savournin has prevously sung Fortitudo in Haydn’s Applausus.