Presenter, Host, Singer and Speaker
....' a natural comedian bursting with presence ' New York Times.
Mark Llewelyn Evans is a versatile performer, he's as much at home on opera stages, concert platforms, large stadia, presenting on BBC Radio Wales, hosting events or speaking around the world. Mark's warm, acclaimed performances and charismatic blend of charm & Celtic humour means he is in demand across the UK, Europe, and the USA and has won a loyal following of fans across the world.
In November 2013 Mark launched his debut album ' Let the Light in', which reached the top 10 in the Classical-crossover chart. A month later Mark appeared on the silver screen alongside Robert Downey Jnr and Jude Law in the blockbuster movie Sherlock Holmes ' A Game of Shadows'. Early in 2012 he was back in the studio recording a charity single with the Band of the Welsh Guards. This was released in aid of the Guards' Afghanistan appeal. It reached no.1 in the charts raising over £35,000.
Born and raised in Carmarthen, Mark Llewelyn Evans studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera studio, London. Mark has sung and hosted events all over the world including the opening of Terminal 5 Heathrow, the re-opening of Madeira's opera house, and at St David's Day celebrations in Singapore and Hong Kong. High profile performances in the US have included those in New York in the aftermath of 9/11 on behalf of the British Government, a tour of the States for Columbia Artists and last year, Mark shared the stage with international illusionist David Blaine in Florida. Closer to home, he's shared the hallowed turf of the Millennium Stadium with Katherine Jenkins to rouse the musical spirits of a 75,000 strong international rugby crowd. Earlier this year Mark performed in the televised final concert of the Llangollen International Eisteddfod alongside his tenor brother Wynne Evans and John Owen Jones.
Mark always has a brilliant rapport with audiences. For his speaking engagements he has his audiences spellbound with anecdotes of his experiences at the world's top Concert Halls and venues – both on stage and behind the scenes. Mark has an extraordinary personality and his delivery and timing is second to none.