Mark Wigglesworth Conductor


Mark Wigglesworth has forged enduring relationships with many orchestras and opera houses throughout the world, through a broad repertoire ranging from Mozart to Boulez. He has enjoyed a long relationship with English National Opera, and operatic engagements elsewhere include the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, as well as the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Dresden Semperoper, Teatro Real Madrid, La Monnaie in Brussels, Welsh National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival and Opera Australia. In 2017, he won an Olivier Award.

On the concert platform, he has performed with the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony, and the Sydney Symphony.

His recordings include a complete cycle of the Shostakovich Symphonies with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Mahler’s Sixth and Tenth symphonies, with the Melbourne Symphony, a disc of English music with the Sydney Symphony, Peter Grimes with Glyndebourne, and the Brahms Piano Concertos with Stephen Hough.

He held positions as Principal Guest Conductor of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Associate Conductor of the BBC Symphony, Principal Guest Conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony, and the Adelaide Symphony, Music Director of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and Music Director of English National Opera. His book The Silent Musician: Why Conducting Matters, was published by Faber & Faber in October 2018.

At the Paris Opera: La Clemenza di Tito, 2021.

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 09 to 28 May 2024

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