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Peter Rose


Peter Rose


A regular guest at the world's greatest opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Covent Garden; La Scala, Milan; Vienna; Paris; Rome; Berlin; Munich and Bayreuth Peter Rose's enormous repertoire includes Ochs, Gurnemanz, Boris, Ramphis, Fasolt, Somnus, Daland, King Marke, Commendatore, Basilio, Kecal, Banquo, Philip, Prince Gremin, Leporello, Osmin, Zaccaria, La Roche, Claggart, the Four Villans and Falstaff.  He has won particular acclaim for his performances of Bottom which he has sung in Aix-en-Provence, Paris, Chicago, Barcelona, London, Rome, on the occasion of his debut at the Metropolitan Opera, New York and for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. A prolific concert artist his engagements have included Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 with Giulini, Maazel and Barenboim; Mozart’s Requiem with Mackerras, Barenboim, Mehta, Shaw and Jurowski; Mahler 8 with Tilson Thomas; Verdi Requiem with Rizzi; La Damnation de Faust with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Solti; Ravel L'Enfant et les Sortileges and L'Heure Espagnole with the Cleveland Orchestra and Boulez; Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the New York Philharmonic and Masur; and Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the Rotterdam Philharmonic.

Engagements this season and beyond include Arkel Pelléas et Mélisande and Baron Ochs Der Rosenkavalier at the Wiener Staatsoper, Don Basilio Il barbiere di Siviglia, Der Rosenkavalier at the Bayerische Straatsoper and Daland Der fliegende Holländer at the Bayreuth Festival. Concert engagements include Arkel Pelléas et Mélisande with the Cleveland Orchstra, Tristan und Isolde with the Sao Paulo State Symphony, Verdi's Requiem with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Fidelio with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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