Mark Biggins wearing glasses and smiling at the camera

Mark Biggins 

Chorus Master

Mark Biggins graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music where he studied conducting with Peter Stark and Howard Williams.

Previously for ENO: La bohème, Acis and GalateaPaul Bunyan

Career Highlights

In addition to his work with the ENO Chorus, Mark has conducted the Norwegian Radio Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers as a student of Alexander Vedernikov at the Magnus International Festival and has also enjoyed masterclasses with Alexander Polishchuk and Jac van Steen. He has prepared choruses for Bernard Haitink and assisted Vladimir Jurowski, John Wilson and Martyn Brabbins. While a student of David Hill at Yale School of Music, he was director of music at Battell Chapel and was a finalist in the ACDA conducting competition in Salt Lake City. He toured internationally and recorded for Hyperion with the Yale Schola Cantorum and collaborated with Bach Collegium Japan and the New York Philharmonic under the batons of Masaaki Suzuki, Simon Halsey, Stefan Parkman and others. This year he makes his debut as a guest with the Farnborough Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia of Cambridge and University of London Symphony Orchestra, and take up music directorships with the Petersfield Orchestra and Epsom Chamber Choir.

Last updated: 28th April 2023