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Mark Watson
Bass-Baritone

Repertoire

OPERA
Don Giovanni Leporello Connecticut Opera, Ridge Light Opera, American Opera Center
Martha Sir Tristam Baltimore Opera
Serse Elviro American Opera Center
Gianni Schicchi Marco/Betto/Notaio Metropolitan Opera Guild
Venus and Adonis Adonis Detroit Chamber Opera
Die Fledermaus Franke Opera! Lenawee
Die Zauberflöte Speaker Henry Street Settlement
La Sonnambula Rodolfo American Opera Center
Nozze di Figaro Count European Opera Center, Belgium
La Giocondo Zuane Opera Orchestra of New York
La Battaglia di Legnano Console Opera Orchestra of New York
Merry Widow Cascada Michigan Opera Theater
Candide Maximilian Bonstelle Theater
ORATORIO
9th Symphony Beethoven Nagoya, Japan
Thomas, King of Egypt Mozart Tel Aviv, Israel
Creation Haydn Tully Hall, Westenberg, cond.
Requiem Aeternum Berberian Annenberg Center, Philadelphia
St. John Passion Bach Connecticut Early Music Festival
Messiah Handel Pan American Symphony, NYC
Alexander's Feast Handel Johannes Somary, cond.


Concerts/Theatre
Scapin; Broadway Blockbusters; A Night at the Paris Opera; Around the World in 80 Minutes; A Night of Tango;

Awards
Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation; Bagby Foundation; Concorso Guiseppe Borgatti; National Society of Arts and Letters

Training
The Juilliard School; Accademica Chigiana; European Center for Opera; Actor's Institute

Some reviews:

  • "The most consistently enjoyable performance came from Mark Watson who sang with a voice of intriguing, vibrant texture and easy presence... dramatically and musically the most satisfying of the evening" - The New York Times
  • "Mark Watson demonstrated substantial expertise in his aria" - Opera International, Paris, France
  • "Mark Watson had a great success with the public" - Siena, Italy
  • "The subtle-voiced Mark Watson displayed an impressive, well-focused voice, impeccable articulation, absolutely liquid runs and expert dynamic control" -Oakland Observer