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Renowned for his versatility and his musicianship, Peter Hoare has carved his name with his performances of 20th-century and contemporary opera, making his Metropolitan Opera debut as HauptmannWozzeck followed by Šapkin From the House of the Dead. His recent roles at the Royal Opera House include Mortimer Lessons in Love and Violence, Fatty Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and Dr Caius Falstaff. Much admired by conductors and directors the world over, his repertoire extends to Desportes Die Soldaten, Larry King Anna Nicole and Sharikov The Dog’s Heart. This season’s opera highlights include Steuermann Der fliegende Holländer, Pong Turandot and Triquet Eugene Onegin for the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Governor Candide for Opéra de Lyon, Der Bucklige Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, and
Hauptmann Wozzeck for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. He also gives concert performances of Wagner’s Siegfried in Munich, Hamburg and Luxembourg with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks cond. Sir Simon Rattle.
Bernstein's Candide at the Opéra National de Lyon
Peter joins the cast of Opéra National de Lyon's upcoming production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, singing the role of The Governor.
Under the baton of British conductor Wayne Marshall and directed by Daniel Fish, the cast will include Paul Appleby as Candide, Sharleen Joynt as Cunegonde, Derek Welton as Dr Pangloss, Sean Michael Plumb as Maximilien, and Thandiswa Mpongwana as Paquette.
Candide opens on Friday 16 December, with additional performances on 18, 20, 22, 26, 28, 30 December, and 1 January. Following performance in Lyon, Peter will Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks in Munich as Mime in Wagner's Siegfried.
For further information on Candide visit the Opéra de Lyon website here.
The Gospel According To The Other Mary Lazarus
St Matthew Passion
St John Passion
Mass In B Minor
Symphony No. 9
La Damnation de Faust
Romeo Et Juliette
Grand Messe De Morts
Serenade For Tenor, Horn & Strings
Songs Of The High Hills
Dream Of Gerontius
Intimations Of Immortality
Diary Of One Who Disappeared
Mass in C Minor
Messa di Gloria
Child Of Our Time
Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny
The Thebans (Creon)