The American tenor, Mark Bleeke, comes from a family where music formed a part of everyday life.
Mark Bleeke sings a diverse repertoire from Early Music to Baroque, Classical, Pop and Contemporary, and enjoys improvising on the piano, composing and arranging.
In opera, Mark Bleeke is especially renowned for his interpretation of Mozart roles such as Tamino in The Magic Flute, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni and Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte. In Oratorio, he is a sought-after Evangelist in the Bach Passions and sings with many of the great symphony orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, alongside world renowned conductors including Zubin Mehta, Charles Dutoit, Michel Corboz and Andrew Parrott. In contemporary music he has worked closely with many composers including John Harbison, Gian Carlo Menotti, John Corigliano, Paul Winter and Dave Brubeck. He is a frequent guest artist in festivals throughout the USA and abroad.