Born in Scotland, Mark Wilde was a chorister at Dundee Cathedral before studying at the University of East Anglia and the Royal College of Music.
In opera, he has established a particularly close relationship with English Touring Opera, and has also appeared with the Netherlands Opera, English National Opera, Garsington Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Opera North and Welsh National Opera.
Mark Wilde sings regularly in concert, his engagements including performances with the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, the Academy of Ancient Music, the Britten Sinfonia, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the City of London Sinfonia, the Finnish Baroque Orchestra, the Hanover Band, the Lahti Symphony Orchestra, the Odense Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and the Ural Philharmonic.
Recent highlights have included Berenice Hipermestra for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Monsieur Triquet Eugene Onegin for Garsington Opera at Wormsley, the St Matthew Passion with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Saulon tour with the Israel Camerata, Haydn Paukenmesse with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra andMessiah with the Ulster Orchestra.
His recordings include the Complete Scottish Songs of Benjamin Britten and Handel Ode on St Cecilia’s Day on Naxos CD, Donizetti’s Pia de Tolomei, Mercadante’s Alessandro nell’Indie and Rossini’s La Donna del Lago on Opera Rara CD and Sullivan’s The Golden Legend and The Prodigal Son on Hyperion CD.
Mark will sing the roles of Eurimaco, Iro and Marittimi II in our 2019 production of Monteverdi's Return of Ulysses.
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