Mark S. Doss

Mark S. Doss


“...his bass-baritone powered relentlessly through the music, showing ease at both ends of the voice, the bottom fruity & the top packing a real punch, while his sense of line was both authoritative & delicate...."
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«a thrilling stage performer who wastes no opportunity to advance his character and sings with vehemence, he is the star of the show.”»
The Stage (2017)
«“As Mefistofele, Mark S. Doss is so charismatic he may change your mind about an ultimate destination in the afterlife.»
London Financial times (2017)
«“The impressive American bass-baritone Mark S. Doss was a secure, vocally imposing Macbeth.”»
Opera now (2017)
2018Puccini: ToscaIl Barone Scarpia
2017Britten: Peter GrimesBalstrode
2014Beethoven: FidelioDon Pizarro
2014Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannLindorf
2013Verdi: AidaAmonasro
2012Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerDer Holländer


Grammy Award winner, Mark S. Doss has sung with the major orchestras of San Francisco, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Chicago and Toronto, while additionally performing 90 roles with more than 60 major opera companies around the world, including Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, the Vienna State Opera, London’s Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Canadian Opera Company.Additional highlights include the title role in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman at the Teatro Regio Torino, followed there by one of his most acclaimed roles, Escamillo in Carmen, double bill performances of Premysl (Sarka) and Alfio (Cavalleria Rusticana) with the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, followed by the Dutchman at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, the Four Villains in The Tales of Hoffmann with the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in Princeton, New Jersey, ( released on CD – the Westminster Choir College label), Simone in Zemlinsky’s Eine florentinische Tragödie with the Teatro Regio in Turin, the bass soloist in Bach’s St John Passion with the National Symphony in Costa Rica, and Pizarro (Fidelio) and Amonasro (Aida) in the UK.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Tosca Il Barone Scarpia Immediately Boston Lyric Opera 2018
Britten: Peter Grimes Balstrode Immediately Teatro Comunale Di Bologna 2017
Beethoven: Fidelio Don Pizarro Immediately Dorset Opera 2014
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann Lindorf Immediately Tokyo Opera/ New National Theatre Tokyo 2014
Verdi: Aida Amonasro Immediately Teatro de la Maestranza 2013