Baritone

Mark Stone

Introduction

Baritone Mark Stone 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.

Recent operatic engagements include the title role in Don Giovanni at the Deustche Oper Berlin, Hamburg State Opera and at the New Zealand Opera; Mountjoy (Gloriana) and Valmont (Francesconi’s Quartett) at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Storch (Intermezzo) at Garsington Opera; Ned Keene (Peter Grimes) with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski and at the Beijing Festival; Il Conte (Le nozze di Figaro) at the Welsh National Opera and in Hamburg; Faninal (Der Rosenkavalier) for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with Andris Nelsons; Kurwenal (Tristan und Isolde) for the London Symphony Orchestra with Daniel Harding and tours to the U.S as the Ferryman in Netia Jones’ acclaimed production of Britten’s Curlew River. His many roles at the English National Opera have included Don Giovanni, Il Conte (Le nozze di Figaro), Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Marcello (La bohème), Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), Silvio (I Pagliacci), Chou-en-Lai (Nixon in China) and Prince Yamadori in Anthony Minghella’s production of Madama Butterfly.

In the U.S. he has appeared regularly at the Philadelphia Opera where his roles include Ford (Falstaff), Germont Pere (La Traviata), the title role in Gianni Schicchi and most recently Papageno (Die Zauberflöte). He has also sung Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) in Santa Fe.

Recent concerts include the New York Philharmonic with Thomas Adès (Totentanz), Rotterdam Philharmonic and James Gaffigan (A Sea Symphony), the Kammerorchester Basel and Paul Goodwin (Messiah), the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra (Stravinsky Canticles), Orchestre Dijon Bourgogne and Gergely Madaras (Brahms Requiem), Helsinki Philharmonic, CBSO and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic with John Storgards (Belshazzar’s Feast), and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with Andrew Manze (A Sea Symphony).

A keen recitalist, he has sung in New York at Carnegie’s Weill Hall; at Wigmore Hall and St John’s Smith Square in London; at the Oxford Lieder Festival and Buxton Festivals.

For a full length, up-to-date biography, please contact Henry Lindsay


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Performance Schedule

Discography

Online audio material:

  • Mark Stone as Wozzeck, Grand Theatre de Geneve, March 2017 (Online streaming on RTS.ch)

Repertoire

ADAMS: Nixon in China (Chou En-lai)

ADES:
The Tempest (Sebastian)
Totentanz

ALFANO: Cyrano de Bergerac (Valvert)

ARGENTO: The Aspern Papers (The Lodger)

J. S BACH:
B Minor Mass
St. John Passion
St. Matthew Passion
Christmas Oratorio

CPE BACH: Magnificat

BELLINI: La straniera (Valdeburgo)

BERG: Wozzeck (Wozzeck)

BERLIOZ:
Béatrice et Bénédict (Claudio)
Les Troyens (Chorèbe)

BERNSTEIN: Candide (Maximillian)

BIZET:
Carmen (Escamillo)
Djamileh (Splendiano)

BRAHMS: Ein deutsches Requiem

BRITTEN:
Albert Herring (Sid)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius)
Billy Budd (Billy Budd)
Death in Venice (Traveller)
Gloriana (Mountjoy)
Owen Wingrave (Owen Wingrave)
Peter Grimes (Ned Keane)
The Rape of Lucretia (Junius / Tarquinius)

DEBUSSY: Pelleas et Melisande (Pelleas)

DE FALLA: La Vida Breve (Manuel)

DONIZETTI:
Don Pasquale (Malatesta)
L’Elisir d’amore (Belcore)
Lucia di Lammermoor (Enrico)
Roberto Devereux (Nottingham)

ELGAR:
The Dream of Gerontius
The Kingdom

FAURE: Requiem

GLASS: Symphony No. 5

GLUCK: Alceste (High Priest)

GOUNOD: Faust (Valentin)

HANDEL:
Acis and Galatea (Polyphemus)
La Resurezzione (Lucifero)
Messiah
Serse (Elviro)
Tolomeo (Araspe)

HAYDN: Nelson mass

JANACEK: The Cunning Little Vixen (Harašta)

LEHAR: Die lustige Witwe (Danilo)

LEONCAVALLO: I Pagliacci (Silvio)

JAMES MACMILLAN: St. John Passion (Christus)

MASCAGNI: Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio)

MASSENET:
Don Quichotte (Sancho Panza)
Manon (Lescaut)

MENDELSSOHN: Elijah (Elijah)

MESSAGER: Veronique (Florestan)

MOZART:
Cosi fan tutte (Guglielmo)
Die Zauberflöte (Papageno)
Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni)
Le nozze di Figaro (il Conte)

ORFF: Carmina Burana

PROKOFIEV: The Gambler (Mr Astley / Unlucky Gambler)

PUCCINI:
Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi)
La bohème (Marcello)
La fanciulla del West (Sonora)
Madama Butterfly (Sharpless)
Manon Lescaut (Lescaut)

RAVEL: L’Heure Espagnole (Ramiro)

ROSSINI:
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)
Il campanello (Enrico)
La Cenerentola (Dandini)
Le comte Ory (Raimbaud)
L’occasione fa il ladro (Parmenione)

STRAUSS:
Intermezzo (Storch)
Der Rosenkavalier (Faninal)

TCHAIKOVSKY:
Eugene Onegin (Onegin)
Iolanta (Robert)
Pique Dame (Yeletsky)

TIPPETT: King Priam (Hector)

VERDI:
Don Carlo (Rodrigo)
Falstaff (Ford)
La forza del destino (Don Carlo)
La traviata (Germont)

WEBER: Der Freischütz (Ottakar)