John Hancorn - baritone

John Hancorn has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in the world of Opera, concert work and recitals and consort singing. He has performed principal roles with the Royal Opera, Welsh National Opera, Glyndebourne and Kent Opera, where he and Neil Jenkins sang together in Nicolas Hytner's highly acclaimed production of Tippett King Priam. In addition to his busy concert schedule, John has now an established reputation as a choral director, animateur and voice teacher. He is Music director of the East Sussex Bach Choir and Eastbourne Choral Society and is co-director of the Brighton Early Music Festival Singers with whom he recently directed Bach B minor Mass.

He is on the staff at Trinity College of Music and the East Sussex Academy of Music and is head of vocal studies at Christ's Hospital. He also is a regular visitor to Dartington International Summer School where he directs chamber choir courses.