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Mark Stone is a British baritone appearing in concerts, recitals, and opera.
Born in London 12 June 1969, he studied at Wilson's School, Wallington before going up to King's College, Cambridge to read Mathematics. After graduating in 1990, he worked as a Chartered Accountant and as an investment banker before studying singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London from 1995 to 1998.
He made his operatic debut in 1998, singing the role of Escamillo for Opera North, since when he has also appeared in the UK at the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Glyndebourne and Welsh National Opera. He made his U.S. debut for the Opera Company of Philadelphia and went on to sing at Santa Fe Opera. Elsewhere he has sung for La Scala (Milan), Opera Nationale de Montpellier, Liceu (Barcelona), Deutsche Oper Berlin, Cologne Opera, Leipzig Opera, the Royal Swedish Opera, Nationale Reisoper (Enschede), Israeli Opera and New Zealand Opera.
In 2016 he premiered the role of The Count in Elena Langer's opera Figaro Gets a Divorce, at the welsh National Opera.
He appears regularly in concert, having sung with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, the Academy of Ancient Music, the Oxford Lieder Festival, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Munich Radio Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin), the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y Léon and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia.