MarkStone

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Bass-Baritone & Baritone
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Hannah Bishay

Hannah Bishay

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About Mark

Baritone Mark Stone was born in London and studied Mathematics at King’s College, Cambridge, and singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 1998 he was awarded the Decca Prize at the Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

Plans for the 2023/24 season include a return to the Hamburgische Staatsoper for il Mostro (Venere e Adone) conducted Kent Nagano, The Protector in George Benjamin’s Written on Skin for the Deutsche Oper Berlin conducted by Marc Albrecht and with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir George Benjamin himself, and returns to Longborough Festival Opera to reprise Alberich in the Ring Cycle. On the concert platform Mark’s plans include Bruckner’s Third Mass with the Royal Northern Sinfonia conducted by Dinis Sousa, Sea Symphony with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland conducted by Leonard Slatkin and for Wetherby Choral conducted by John Dunford.

The 22/23 season saw Mark make roles debuts as Capulet in Roméo et Juliette for Malmö Opera and the title role in Nixon in China at Staatstheater Hannover. On the concert platform Mark sang Mendelsohn’s St Matthew Passion for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andrew Manze, Dream of Gerontius for Ripon Choral Society, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Oxford Bach Choir and Verdi’s Requiem at Ely Cathedral.

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23/24 Season Highlights

Sep 2023
Hamburgische Staatsoper, Hamburg
Sciarrino Venere e Adone (il Mostro) Hamburgische Staatsoper Kent Nagano (conductor)
Nov 2023
Helsinki Music Centre, Helsinki
Benjamin Written on Skin (The Protector) Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra Sir George Benjamin (conductor)
Nov 2023
National Concert Hall Dublin, Dublin
Williams Sea Symphony National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland Leonard Slatkin (conductor)