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Ainsley, John Mark (tenor)

John Mark Ainsley (tenor)

John Mark Ainsley was born in Cheshire and began his musical training in Oxford. He continues to study with Diane Forlano.

He made his American debut in 1990 with concerts in New York and Boston. In 1992 he made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1993 he made his debut in the Vienna Musikverein, singing St Matthew Passion and St John Passion under Peter Schreier. He has appeared with the London Philharmonic under Norrington, the London Symphony under Sir Colin Davis, Rostropovich and Previn, Les Musiciens du Louvre under Minkowski, the Cleveland Orchestra under Welser-Moest, the Berlin Philharmonic under Haitink and Rattle and the New York Philharmonic under Masur.

He has sung Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) at the festivals of Aix-en-Provence, directed by Peter Brook and conducted by Claudio Abbado and Glyndebourne, directed by Deborah Warner and conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, with the San Francisco Opera and at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden under Sir Charles Mackerras. He has appeared with Opera Australia as Tito and Idomeneo and at the Munich Festival as Jonathan in Saul and Orfeo, for which he received the Munich Festival Prize. At the 2003 Salzburg Festival, he created the role of Der Daemon in the world premiere of Hans Werner Henze's L'Upupa.

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