The bass-baritone Mark Glanville studied singing at the Royal Northern College of Music and the National Opera Studio before making his début with Opera North. Rôles for that company include The King of Clubs (Love for Three Oranges), the King (Aïda), Nourabad (The Pearl Fishers) and Father (The Jewel Box). For Scottish Opera he has sung the Commendatore (Don Giovanni), for Lisbon Opera, New Israeli Opera and Opera Zuid The King of Clubs, and for Opera Omaha Ferrando (Il trovatore). On the concert platform he has performed as bass soloist with Yehudi Menuhin, Daniele Gatti, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Sir David Willcocks and Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. Recordings include Donizetti’s L’assedio di Calais and Anna Bolena and Schubert’s Mass in G. His memoir The Goldberg Variations was shortlisted for the Wingate Prize for Jewish Literature and the National Sporting Club Award. He is a regular contributor to The Jewish Chronicle, The Jewish Quarterly, Opera Now and The Singer magazine.