Mark  Diamond

Baritone (United States)

HGO Appearances: Marcello in performances of La bohème (2013, 2012)Steersman in Tristan and Isolde (2013), Forester in Don Carlos (2012), Marchese d'Obigny in La traviata (2012), Second Prisoner in Fidelio (2011), and Figaro in performances of The Barber of Seville (2012, 2011). First prize winner in HGO's 2011 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. HGO Studio artist (2011-13).

About the Artist: Mark Diamond sang the title role of The Barber of Seville with the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera and Top in The Tender Land at Glimmerglass Opera, where he was named a recipient of a 2010 Richard F. Gold Career Grant from the Shoshana Foundation. He made his Cincinnati Symphony debut in Handel's Messiah; other concert repertoire includes the Fauré Requiem, Dubois's Seven Last Words of Christ, and Vaughan Williams's Five Mystical Songs. He was a regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and received a 2012 Sara Tucker Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation. Last summer, he sang Papageno in The Magic Flute at the Aspen Music Festival and will return this year to sing Swallow in Peter Grimes

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