Mark Padmore was born in London, grew up in Canterbury and studied at
King’s College, Cambridge, graduating with an honours degree in music.
He has established an international career in opera, concert and
recital, and his performances in Bach’s Passions have gained particular
notice throughout the world. He regularly appears at many of the world’s
leading opera houses (including the English National Opera, Welsh
National Opera, Glyndebourne, La Monnaie, and Théâtre du Châtelet) and
in concert with the Berlin, Vienna and New York Philharmonic orchestras,
the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the
London Symphony and London Philharmonic orchestras, and the Orchestra of
the Age of Enlightenment.
Mark Padmore is increasingly well-known as a recitalist and has
given recitals in many of the world’s best- loved halls, including
London’s Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, New York’s Frick
Collection, and Moscow’s Pushkin Museum. He works regularly with
pianists Julius Drake, Roger Vignoles, Andrew West, Imogen Cooper, Till
Fellner, and Paul Lewis. In addition, his work in the recording studio
has attracted considerable acclaim, most notably for his Handel arias
disc, As steals the morn...
(harmonia mundi), which was awarded a BBC Music Magazine Vocal Award. Website