Mark Llewelyn Evans

Mark Llewelyn Evans trained as an opera singer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio in London. He was principal baritone with Welsh National Opera appearing in many productions and has worked with companies throughout the UK. Mark’s debut album Let the Light In hit the top 10 in the classical charts and his charity single Tell My Father reached number 1 in UK.

Mark is the founder and creative director of ABC of Opera Productions, which tours UK-wide introducing children to the stories and glories of the opera through music and storytelling.

April 2019 sees the publication of Mark’s debut children’s book, ABC of Opera: Baroque. The first in The Academy of Barmy Composers series, Baroque follows the story of Jack and Megan, who are transported back in time to learn about the history of opera with Professor Peri.


ABC of Opera: Baroque

Written by Mark Llewelyn Evans, illustrated by Karl Davies. Discover the thrilling story of opera with Jack, Megan and the time-travelling Trunk. Go with them to Florence, Italy and back to 1597, the beginning of the Baroque era, to meet Professor Peri, the inventor of opera, Perfect Purcell, Too Hot to Handel, and a host of other barmy composers.

ISBN 9781912213863
Publication 26 April 2019

Praise for ABC of Opera: Baroque

‘The pace and the characterisation are top-class. It’s a page turner as well as being full of interesting facts.’ Terry Deary, author of Horrible Histories

‘A visual feast. The story of opera told in such a fun and engaging way.’ Sir Bryn Terfel CBE, international opera singer


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