Biography

Peter is a London based Operatic and Concert Tenor much in demand around London and Hertfordshire. 

Recent Roles include Emilio (Partenope); Frederic (Pirates of Penzance); Alfredo (Die Fledermaus); Hilarion (Princess Ida); Damon (Acis and Galatea); Filch (The Beggar’s Opera); Spoleta (Tosca); Rinnucio (Gianni Schicchi) and Beppe (I Pagliacci). Peter has performed many works of Oratorio including Schütz’s Matthew Passion, Handel’s Messiah, Stainer’s Crucifixion and Vaughan William’s Serenade to Music. Peter has performed both at the Grimebourne and Tête à Tête festivals in London and has premiered many new works, these include Will Todd's If I had Wings at the Royal Albert Hall; a series of contemporary works at the Royal College of Music by upcoming composers entitled Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus; and David Blake's Scoring a Century with British Youth Opera at the Peacock Theatre. 

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Peter currently studies with Russell Smythe and recently graduated from the Royal College of Music with a Masters in Performance. Whilst studying his BA (Hons) in Music at the University of Leeds he was awarded both the Toothill Performance Award and the Lord Snowden Award

 

Peter sang as a Lay Clerk at St Albans Cathedral from 2015 to 2019 and returns frequently for services and in other churches and cathedrals around London. Significant performances whilst at St Albans include John Rutter's Christmas Celebration with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Voces 8 at the Royal Albert Hall; the 3 Choirs Concert as part of the International Organ Festival and television and radio recordings for the BBC on many occasions.

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© 2019 by Peter Martin

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