Highlights have included giving the opening concert at the Covent Garden Festival ‘99, recitals at the Wigmore Hall in September 2000 with Sally Matthews, and at St. John’s Smith Square as part of the Young Songmakers 2000 Series. A performance of Messiaen’s ‘Harawi’ at the Cheltenham International Festival met with critical acclaim and he has given recitals at Blackthorpe Barn and Sutton House. John was the winner of the Megan Foster Accompanists Prize 1999 and has performed on BBC Radio Three, BBC4, Radio Scotland and a live televised performance of Strauss’ Ophelia Lieder was broadcast on S4C in July 2000. Among others, he has worked with singers Sarah Walker, Gweneth-Ann Jeffers, The Dunedin Consort, Mark Stone, Stefan Loges, Sophie Karthauser and Matthew Brook. A recording of songs by Ronald Stevenson with the soprano Susan Hamilton was released in 2003 on Delphian records. As well as his recital work, John has built a reputation as a coach and repetiteur having worked with Grange Park and Birmingham Opera Company in 2001, and as the tour pianist and Music Director for the ‘Essential Scottish Opera’ 2002 tour.