Festival Lille Clef de Soleil

Mark Pancek

A British baritone, Mark Pancek received extensive training in London, at the Royal Academy of Music and then at the National Opera Studio, before being a finalist at the Kathleen Ferrier International Competition in 1992.

Since then, he has pursued an intense career as an opera and oratorio soloist. He has sung on the main stages of Europe, in roles as diverse as Scarpia in Tosca at the Scottish Opera in 1990, the Marquis in The Carmelite Dialogue at Welsh National Opera in 1999, the title role of Falstaff at the Abbey of Royaumont in 1992, that of Wozzeck at the Opéra de Nancy in 1997, Moralès and the Dancaïre in Carmen in 2000 with the Musicians of the Louvre, Figaro in the Marriage of Figaro at the Montcléra Festival in 2012 or Jupiter in Orphée aux Enfers with Radio France in April 2016. In concert, he performs as a soloist with the orchestras of Radio France, notably in the Magnificat of Bach in 2007, the Requiem of Mozart in 2015, and in many contemporary works at the Salle Pleyel and at the Auditorium of Radio France.

In July 2016, he sang the solo baritone part in Carmina Burana at the Radio France and Montpellier Festival.