B i o g r a p h y
'Fine and personable baritone'. Guiglielmo, Opera Now Magazine (Robert Thicknesse)
Peter studies with Robert Dean and performs widely on the opera and concert stage. He has worked for a number of opera companies including Grange Park Opera, Iford Arts, Dartington Festival Opera, Opéra de Baugé, Regents Opera, Fulham Opera, Oxford Opera, Opera Vera, Woodhouse Opera and Hampstead Garden Opera.
'A rich and sparkling tone'. Giove, everything-theatre.co.uk
Peter's recent and forthcoming roles include:
Balstrode (Dartington Festival Opera)
Klingsor (Elemental Opera)
Figaro (Regents Opera)
Guiglielmo (Opéra de Baugé)
Marcello (Opera Vera)
Leporello (Opera Vera)
Fasolt (Fulham Opera)
Belcore (Opéra de Baugé)
Bottom (Opera Links)
Teucer, Isménor Dardanus (Baroquestock)
Giove La Calisto (Hampstead Garden Opera)
Don Fernando Fidelio (Opéra de Baugé)
'Peter Brooke thrills from the moment he first appears...His bearing and charisma are such that I only regret not getting to hear more from him.'
Don Fernando, forumopera.com
Peter studied as a Choral Exhibitioner at Christ’s College, Cambridge and sang with the University Chamber Choir. He has sung in the chorus for Grange Park Opera (Eugene Onegin, Puritani) and he holds a position at the Guards' Chapel, Westminster. Peter is also a busy concert soloist in and around London. Recent oratorio roles comprise Orff's Carmina Burana, Mozart, Faure and Duruflé’s Requiems, Bach’s Passions, Haydn’s Creation, Brahm’s Ein Deutches Requiem and Stanford's Songs of the Fleet for a variety of choral societies including the Bath Choral Society, the South West Festival Chorus and the Croydon Bach Choir. Peter has also given a number of lieder recitals including Dichterliebe and Winterreise.
'Balancing schoolboy silliness…with some decidedly manly singing’. Giove, theartsdesk.com
Brahms Ein Deutches Requiem , Bath Choral Society, 2018 (photograph by John Cowman).
Klingsor, Elemental Opera, 2016 (photograph by Michael John White)