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Mark Beesley

Mark Beesley was born in Yorkshire and educated at Essex and Sussex Universities, graduating with an MSc and working as a Research Fellow. After a period of study with Dennis Wicks, he made his operatic début in 1987 as Pistol in Falstaff with Graham Vick’s City of Birmingham Touring Opera. He also appeared with Opera 80 as Zuniga in Carmen and Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, before returning to CBTO as Sarastro in The Magic Flute. From 1989 until 1996 he was principal bass at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where his many rôles include Colline (La Bohème), Timur (Turandot), Ancient Hebrew (Samson et Dalila), Capellio (I Capuletti e i Montecchi), Haly (L’Italiana in Algeri), Lodovico (Otello), Angelotti (Tosca), Hobson (Peter Grimes), Sam (Un ballo in maschera), and Giove in the première of Alexander Goehr’s Arianna.

Other notable engagements include Theseus (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) for the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Angelotti for the Hong Kong Arts Festival, First Nazarene and First Soldier at the Châtelet, Paris, Fiesco (Simon Boccanegra) for Welsh National Opera, Hobson in Palermo, Dr Grenville in Baden-Baden, Priest Fotis (The Greek Passion) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and for English National Opera Daland (The Flying Dutchman), Colline, Pistol, Lodovico, Basilio (The Barber of Seville) and Sarastro.




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