British répétiteur Mark Packwood is on the music staff of The Royal Opera. He has played continuo for many Royal Opera productions, including Don Giovanni, La finta giardiniera, Die Zauberflöte, Artaxerxes, Semele, Matilde di Shabran, Il turco in Italia and La Cenerentola, in addition to playing in rehearsals.
Packwood was educated in Worcestershire and North Wales and studied composition with William Mathias. He trained at the National Opera Studio before joining the music staff of The Royal Opera.
In addition to his work for the Company he has worked for several other companies around the UK.