Diary 2008

Thursday 17th January, 14h Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse
Maîtrise concert for schools (Association classico)
 
Sunday 17th February, 18h Temple du Salin, Toulouse
Maîtrise concert : Bach cantata with l’Ensemble Baroque de Toulouse
 
Friday 21st March, 14h, Espace Varese, Conservatoire de Toulouse
Lecture by Mark Opstad on the history of French maîtrises for the Oxford University Society 
 
Friday 21st March, 17h Basilique Saint Sernin, Toulouse
Maîtrise concert (Pergolesi Stabat Mater)
 
Monday 5th /Tuesday 6th May 20h30 Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse
Maîtrise concert : World premier of work for choir and chamber orchestra by Muriel Adamo with the l’orchestre de chambre de Toulouse (direction Mark Opstad)
 
Wednesday 7th May, 20h30 Salle Panouse, Tournefeuille
Création de l’ouvre de Muriel Adamo par la Maîtrise avec l’orchestre de chambre de Toulouse (direction Mark Opstad)
 
Saturday 24th May, 12h Notre Dame de la Gloriette, Caen
Mark plays the organ for the Fauré Requiem with the Maîtrise de Caen
 
Friday 13th June, Cahors
Mark sings concert with l’Ensemble Antiphona
 
Saturday 14th June, Cahors
Mark sings concert with l’Ensemble Antiphona
 
Sunday 15th June, Cahors
Mark sings concert with l’Ensemble Antiphona
 
Saturday 21st June, 15h, Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse
Maîtrise concert (Kunc)
 
Samedi 21 juin, Stade Ernest Wallon, Toulouse
Concert of the Aida choir (chorus master Mark Opstad) with the orchestre du Capitole 
 
Friday 27th June 20h30 le Moulin à Vicq sur Breuilh (Limousin)
Maîtrise concert
 
Sunday 29th June , 18h Eglise de Puycelsi (Tarn)
Mark conducts the choir Musica Nova in a programme of renaissance Spanish choral music
 
Wednesday 2nd July, 21h Canfranc (Espagne) 
Maîtrise concert : opening concert of the festival ’Pireneos classic’
 
Sunday 20th - Saturday 26th July Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, UK
Mark accompanies the choral course of the‘The English Choral Experience’
 
Thursday 24th July, 21h Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, UK
Mark accompanies the cellist Joseph Spooner (MacFarren Sonata, Moeran Sonata, Dyson Sonata)
 
Friday 25th July, 21h Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, UK
Mark accompanies the mezzo soprano Susanna Spicer (programme of English song)
 
Saturday 26th July, 21h Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, UK
Mark accompanies the choir of ’The English Choral Experience’
(Dyson Quo Vadis, Macmillan Divo Aloysio Sacrum, Purcell My heart is inditing)
 
Saturday 13th September, 18h Eglise de Puycelsi (Tarn)
Mark conducts a ’scratch’ Messiah (Handel)
 
Saturday 20th September, 20h Eglise de Ozon (Hautes Pyrénées)
Mark conducts the choir Musica Nova in a programme of renaissance Spanish choral music
 
Sunday 21st September, 18h Collegiale de l’Isle Jourdain (Gers)
Mark conducts the choir Musica Nova in a programme of renaissance Spanish choral music
 
Saturday 11th October, 20h Eglise de Gourdon (Lot)
Mark sings concert with l’Ensemble Antiphona
 
Sunday 12th October, 16h30 Eglise de Saint Céré (Lot)
Mark sings concert with l’Ensemble Antiphona
 
Sunday 19th October, 16h30 Eglise de Escalquens (Haute Garonne)
Maîtrise concert (final concert of festival voix croisées)
 
Thursday 23rd October
Interview with Mark on Radio Occitaine
 
Wednesday 12th November,18h Salle des Illustres, Capitole de Toulouse
Maîtrise concert: for the opening of the ’Estonia week’, in the presence of the Estonian ambassader
 
Saturday 15th November, 12h Eglise Notre Dame de la Gloriette, Caen
Mark plays the organ for the Duruflé Requiem with the Maîtrise de Caen
 
Sunday 30th November, 17h Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse
Maîtrise concert (Britten Ceremony of Carols and Rutter Dancing Day)
 
Friday 12th December, 20h30 Eglise de Laroque d’Olmes (Ariège)
Maîtrise Christmas concert
 
Friday 19th December, 20h30 Basilique Saint Sernin,Toulouse
Maîtrise christmas concert with Michel Bouvard (grand orgue) and Jean Baptiste Dupont (choir organ)