Christopher Cook

Mark Padmore


Mark Padmore is one of Britain’s most admired tenors, whether it’s in the concert hall as the Evangelist in Bach’s Passions, or on the stage in Britten’s operas or as a recitalist. The composers who have written for him are a veritable Who’s Who of English music over the past three decades, including including Harrison Birtwistle, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Alec Roth, Sally Beamish and Huw Watkins. Mark Padmore talks to Christopher Cook about his career and the composers and musicians that he has worked with