John Findon studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) under Kathleen Mckellar Ferguson and is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Guildhall) Opera Course taught by John Evans, where he was supported by Help Musicians UK and the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
Operatic Performances include: 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).
In the 2017 season John was a Jerwood Young artist at Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera (GFO/GTO) where he performed the roles of Player 2 Hamlet; Officer Ariadne auf Naxos and Giuseppe (cover) La Traviata and in the 2018 season at GLyndebourne John performed the Major Domo to Faninal (cover) Der Rosenkavalier.
Current and upcoming engagements include: Second Jew Salome (Opera North); Monostatos Magic Flute (Opera North); Sergeant Johnny Strong and Writer (cover) Jack the Ripper (ENO); The Witch Hansel and Gretel (ENO/Regeants Park); First Armed Man/First Priest (cover) Magic Flute (GFO); Remendado Carmen (ENO); Gamekeeper Rusalka (ENO). John has also starting in 2019 been made Harewood Artist with English National Opera.