Mark Le Brocq
Mark Le Brocq held a choral scholarship at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge where he read English. He also studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Kenneth Bowen and later continued at the National Opera Studio. He was formerly a Company principal with English National Opera, where roles included Tamino The Magic Flute, Paris King Priam, Count Almaviva The Barber of Seville, Narraboth Salome, Cassio Otello, Don Ottavio, Monostatos, Tonik in Smetana’s The Two Widows, Rodriguez in Massenet’s Don Quixote, Odoardo Ariodante, Nathaniel The Tales of Hoffmann and Doctor Maxwell The Silver Tassie. Mark has performed as a recital and oratorio soloist in the USA, France, Germany, Spain and the Middle East, as well as all the major London venues. Opera Rara recordings include Mercadante’s Virginia, Offenbach’s Vert-Vert and Bellini’s Il pirata.