BACH'S ST. MATTHEW PASSION
Baritone Mark Diamond joins Mercury in the middle of a decorated and flourishing singing career. Mr. Diamond has sung leading roles in the distinguished young artist programs of Houston Grand Opera Studio, Glimmerglass Opera, Merola Opera, and Aspen Music Festival. Notable major role debuts include the title role in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Marcello in La Boheme, John Proctor in The Crucible, Count Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music, and many more.
He has sung professionally across the globe in concert and operatic works with organizations such as Houston Grand Opera, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Opéra de Limoges, Théâtre de Caen, Opéra de Reims, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Ars Lyrica, as well as others.
Mr. Diamond is on the voice faculty at Baylor University, is a doctoral candidate at University of Houston and holds degrees in voice from both Rice University and Georgia Southern University.