Mark Beesley is the editor and creator of Classicalfakebooks. He has been a principal Operatic Bass for over 20 years, and has sung at many major opera houses during his career. At the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London, he has sung alongside many leading singers including Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras, Marilyn Horne, Ruggero Raimondi, Angela Gheorghiu, Agnes Baltsa, Sam Ramey and many more. He has worked with many of the worlds top conductors including Solti, Mehta and Haitink.
He has also sung at La Fenice Venice, Le Chatelet Paris and at the Aix-en-Provence festival among many other places.
Mark also has a thriving teaching practice, where he enjoys passing on his technical and performing knowledge to a new generation of singers. Classicalfakebooks came about as a result of his need to be able to support his students during lessons by accompanying them on the piano.