Founder & Artistic Director: Orchestra for the Earth Music Director: Oxford Opera
John Warner is Founder and Artistic Director of Orchestra for the Earth and Music Director of Oxford Opera.
2023-24 includes engagements with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Beijing Music Festival, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic and the Armenian State Philharmonic, working alongside soloists such as James Ehnes, Wu Wei and Camille Thomas.
His pioneering work with Orchestra for the Earth, which he founded in 2017, takes him around Europe with a wide variety of concerts that bring together music and nature, collaborating with leading environmental artists, scientists and charities, as well as soloists such as Thomas Hampson.
John is also in demand as an assistant to many of the world’s leading conductors, such as Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Robin Ticciati, Karina Canellakis and Edward Gardner, working with the London Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras, Orchestre de Paris, Dresden Staatskapelle, Wiener Symphoniker, Netherlands Philharmonic Radio Orchestra and others.