Mark Le Brocq


Tenor Mark Le Brocq initially studied English at St. Catherine’s College in Cambridge before undertaking vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music; his first stage appearances were as part of the National Opera Studio. While a member of the English National Opera ensemble, he acquired a wide-ranging repertoire that encompasses such roles as Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Graf Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Narraboth (Salome), and Paris (Tippett’s King Priam). He has collaborated with such directors as David Alden, David Pountney, Jonathan Miller, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, and Graham Vick. Le Brocq has also appeared at Garsington Opera, in Aix-en-Provence, at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcolona, and at Chicago Opera Theater. As a concert performer he enjoys a long-standing partnership with Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort and has been engaged to perform with Trevor Pinnock, Donald Runnicles, and Charles Mackerras.

August 2011