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Mauro Peter


In his 2021-22 season, Swiss tenor Mauro Peter joins the Munich Philharmonic in Mozart’s Requiem, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Bach’s St. John Passion, and Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia in Debussy’s cantata L’Enfant prodigue, and Semperoper Dresden and at the Salzburg Festival with the Vienna Philharmonic for Tamino in The Magic Flute. He gives recitals at Schubertiade Hohenems with pianist Kit Armstrong and Schubertiade Schwarzenberg with pianist Helmut Deutsch. He is celebrated internationally for his Mozart roles including Belmonte, Ferrando, Don Ottavio, and Tamino with such houses as Canadian Opera Company, Bavarian State Opera, Opéra de Lyon, Paris Opera, Royal Opera House–Covent Garden, Teatro alla Scala, Theater an der Wien, and Zurich Opera House. He has been a permanent member of the Zurich Opera House since 2013, where he has enjoyed success with Hans Zender’s Schuberts Winterreise and the title role of Handel’s Belshazzar. Since participating in the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project while studying at the Munich University of Music and Theater and the August Everding Theater Academy, Mr. Peter has appeared at the festival in productions of Così fan tutte, as Andres in Wozzeck, and as Tamino in The Magic Flute. In concert he has worked with conductors such as Ivor Bolton, Constantinos Carydis, Teodor Currentzis, Gustavo Dudamel, Ádám Fischer, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Philippe Herreweghe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Daniel Hope, Vladimir Jurowski, Ton Koopman, Fabio Luisi, and Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Minasi, Jonathan Nott, Trevor Pinnock, and Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Also dedicated to song, Mr. Peter performs frequently with his musical companion Helmut Deutsch at Europe’s most prestigious halls and festivals.

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