Mark Knoop

London based pianist and conductor Mark Knoop is known for his fearless performances and individual interpretations. He has commissioned and premièred countless new works and worked with many respected composers including Peter Ablinger (external link), Joanna Bailie (external link), Michael Finnissy (external link), Bernhard Lang (external link), Cassandra Miller (external link), Matthew Shlomowitz (external link), and Steven Kazuo Takasugi (external link). His versatile technique and virtuosity also bring fresh approaches to the standard and 20th-century repertoire.

Mark Knoop
photo: Yatzek

Mark performs regularly throughout Europe, the United Kingdom and Australia and in New Zealand, South Korea, Mongolia, United States of America, Canada and at festivals including Borealis (external link) (Bergen), Huddersfield (external link), Klang (Copenhagen), Klangspuren (Schwaz), MaerzMusik (Berlin), Musiikin Aika (Viitasaari, Finland), Spor (Århus), Transit (Leuven), Ukho Music (Kiev), and Ultima (external link) (Oslo).

He performs with various ensembles including Plus-Minus (external link) (London/Brussels), WeSpoke (external link) (London/Lausanne), and Apartment House (external link) (London), and has conducted EXAUDI (external link) (London), Scenatet (external link) (Denmark), and London Sinfonietta. His recordings of music by John Cage (external link) (), Morton Feldman (external link) (), Bryn Harrison (external link) (), and Karlheinz Stockhausen (external link) () have been critically acclaimed.