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Mark DuBois (Tenor)

Born: Canada

Mark DuBois is universally acclaimed for his outstanding lyric-tenor voice, its exceptional clarity and tonal purity, and his artistry and musicianship in performance. His extraordinary versatility garners plaudits from audience and critic alike in all genres of music, whether opera, operetta, oratorio, Lieder, Baroque or the classics of Broadway and modern musical theatre.

Mark DuBois has performed with every major orchestra in his native Canada and with several in the USA, including those of Baltimore, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Sumphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Naples, Philadelphia Orchestra, Phoenix, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. His busy career on opera and concert stages has taken him across Canada, the USA, Italy, France, Belgium, Hungary, Austria, the UK, New Zealand, Bermuda, Slovakia and Czech Republic.

During the 2003-2004 season Mark DuBois completed a concert tour in Houston, Atlanta, Philadelphia and New York City. Later that season, he was tenor soloist in a concert tour of the new composition Oratorio Terezin by Ruth Fazal, performed in the prestigious venues of Reduta Hall, Bratislava, Vienna Konzerthaus, St. Peter and Paul Cathedral Brno, and Smetana Hall, Prague to great audience acclaim.

His appearances at numerous music festivals have included such prestigious names as Ravinia, Tanglewood, New England Bach Festival, Hollywood Bowl, London's Wigmore Hall, Cannes Midem Classique, Budapest Spring Festival and Festival International de Lanaudiere.

Career highlights include performing for the late Pope John Paul II, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. He performed at the farewell concert honouring the great Canadian soprano Lois Marshall and was guest soloist at the Right Honourable D. Roland Michener's (Governor General of Canada) State Funeral. Recently, Mark DuBois was interviewed by CBC television for Queen Elizabeth II's Jubilee Gala at Roy Thomson Hall, which was broadcast live from the stage via CBC television and radio networks.

Mark DuBois is heard regularly on national radio network broadcasts in a wide variety of performances and has appeared in several television specials including The Life Of Emmerich Kalman, the J.S. Bach's Magnificat (BWV 243), as the Chevalier in Dialogues Des Carmelites, Georg Frideric Handel's Messiah conducted by Trevor Pinnock and in the lead role of Shanty in the Canadian premiere of Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio under the baton of Carl Davis, the co-composer of the work. He is featured on several commercial recordings, the most recent of which include a solo recording "Chansons D'amore" (nominated for a Juno) with pianist Gloria Saarinen, as guest soloist with the Wiener Sängerknabens "500th Anniversary - Vienna Choir Boys" from Koch Classics and his newest solo CD "The Music Within Vol. 1" a compilation of favourites from operetta, broadway and song.

Upcoming concert highlights include Solo Concerts, St. Cecilia Mass, Olympic Torch Relay (live broadcast on national television December 28), New Year’s Eve gala concert with Victoria Symphony, Emperor Quartet concert January 6, 2010.

Source: Marc DuBois Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2010)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




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BWV 80 [2nd], BWV 245 [6th]

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Mark DuBois - World Renowned Lyric Tenor (Official Website)


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