John Warner studied Music at St Peter’s College, Oxford, graduating with First Class Honours in 2016, and an MSt with Distinction in 2017. He is Founder and Artistic Director of the Orchestra for the Earth, and Chief Conductor of the Central London Orchestra. Recent conducting engagements include staged excerpts from Tristan und Isolde at the Sheldonian Theatre (Oxford), Smyth’s The Boatswain’s Mate at Grimeborn Opera Festival, masterclasses with the Britten Pears Orchestra and Marin Alsop, and guest appearances with Oxford Chamber Orchestra, Oxford Sinfonia, and the Orchestra of St. John’s.
He performs regularly across the UK and Europe with his Orchestra for the Earth in a series of concerts aimed at engaging new audiences with climate change and the natural world, including performances at the UK Houses of Parliament and the Gustav Mahler ‘Music Weeks’ in Toblach, Italy.
Upcoming projects include a return to Grimeborn with Amy Beach’s Cabildo, a debut with the Oxford University Orchestra, a masterclass with the BBC Philharmonic, and Mahler’s Fourth Symphony in Amsterdam as part of Het Concertgebouw’s Mahler Festival 2020.
For more information, please contact Henry Lindsay.