Marcus Farnsworth looking directly at the camera

Marcus Farnsworth


Marcus Farnsworth studied at Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester University and RAM, and was awarded first prize in the 2009 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition.

Previously for ENO: Strephon IolantheGuglielmo Così fan tutte, English Clerk Death in Venice, Novice’s friend Billy Budd.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: appearances with BBC Symphony Orchestra (Adams The Wound Dresser); a staged Messiah (English Concert); Gabrieli Consort tour (King Arthur); debut with Teatro Real, Madrid (Street Scene). UK recitals include 2018 Aldeburgh Festival, Eddy Greek (Boston Lyric Opera); Demetrius A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aix-en-Provence Festival tour and with Bergen Opera); Lance Corporal Lewis In Parenthesis (WNO); concerts with BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic, and the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (at 2017 BBC Proms), and recitals at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, La Monnaie, Brussels, and the Wigmore Hall.

Last updated: 26th July 2023