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Peter Hoare

Tenor

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 returns to English National Opera as Monostatos Magic Flute and La Monnaie as Mime Das Rheingold.  In concert, he performs Piet le Pot Le Grand Macabre at Bucharest’s Enescu Festival with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Arnaud Arbet, Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks cond. Sir Simon Rattle and Zinovy in Shostakovich‘s Lady Macbeth with the Boston Symphony Orchestra cond. Andris Nelsons at Boston’s Symphony Hall and New York’s Carnegie Hall.

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Peter Hoare celebrates the BRSO's 75th anniversary

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On Friday 19 April, tenor Peter Hoare appears at Munich's Isarphilharmonie in a special Gala concert to celebrate the Bayerische Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra's 75th anniversary.

 

Under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, Peter sings the role of Klaus-Narr in Arnold Schönberg's Gurre-Lieder, alongside Stuart Skelton (Waldemar), Dorothea Röschmann (Tove), Jamie Barton (Waldtaube), Josef Wagner (Bauer) and Thomas Quasthoff (Sprecher). The performance will be repeated on Saturday 20 April.

For further details please go to the BRSO website here.

Posted 15/04/2024.

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Repertoire

Repertoire Includes

Concert

ADAMS

The Gospel According To The Other Mary Lazarus


BACH

St Matthew Passion
St John Passion
Christmas Oratorio
Mass In B Minor


BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 9


BERLIOZ 

La Damnation de Faust
Romeo Et Juliette
Grand Messe De Morts
Requiem


BRITTEN

Serenade For Tenor, Horn & Strings
St Nicholas

Les Illumination
War Requiem
Songs Of The High Hills


ELGAR

Dream Of Gerontius


FINZI

Intimations Of Immortality


GOUNOD

Messe Solennelle


HANDEL

Messiah


HAYDN

Nelson Mass
Creation


JANÁCEK 

Diary Of One Who Disappeared


MAHLER

8th Symphony


MENDELSSOHN

Elijah


MOZART

Requiem
Mass in C Minor


PUCCINI

Messa di Gloria


RACHMANIOV 

The Bells


SCHOENBERG 

Gurrelieder (Waldemar)


TIPPETT 

Child Of Our Time


VERDI

Requiem


WEILL 

Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny

Opera

ANDERSON 

The Thebans (Creon)


BENJAMIN

Lessons In Love And Violence (Mortimer)


BERG 

Wozzeck (Hauptmann)

Lulu (Alwa)


BERLIOZ 

Damnation de Faust (Faust)


BOITO 

Mefistofele (Nereo, Wagner)


BRITTEN 

Albert Herring (Mr Upfold)
Rape Of Lucretia (Male Chorus)
Gloriana (Master Of Ceremonies)
Billy Budd (Vere)
Peter Grimes (Bob Boles)


DALLAPICCOLA

Il Prigoniero (Gaoler/Inquisitor)


DONIZETTI

Belisario (Eutropio)
Lucia Di Lammermoor (Normanno)


GIORDANO

Andrea Chenier (Abbé)


HUMPERDINCK

Hänsel Und Gretel (Witch)


JANÁCEK

Kat’a Kabanovâ (Tikhon)

Makropulos Case (Gregor/Vitek)
Cunning Little Vixen (Schoolmaster)
Jenufa (Laca)
House Of The Dead (Shapkin)

The Excursions of Mr Br ouček (MatějBrouček)


LIGETI

Le Grand Macabre (Piet The Pot)


MARTINU 

Julietta (Michel)


MONTEVERDI 

L’incoronazione Di Poppea (Arnalta)


MOZART 

Idomeneo (Idomeneo, Arbace)

La clemenza di Tito (Tito)
Le nozze di Figaro (Curzio, Basilio)
Die Zauberflöte (Monastatos)
Die Entführung (Pedrillo)


MUSSORGSKY 

Boris Godunov (Shuisky, Simpleton)
Khovanshchina (Golitsyn)


NONO

Al gran sole carico d’amore (Thiers)


PROKOFIEV 

Betrothal In A Monastery (Brother Elusaf)

PUCCINI 

Madama Butterfly (Goro)
Manon Lescaut (Il Maestro Di Ballo)
Turandot (Pong, Pang)


RASKATOV 

A Dog’s Heart (Sharikov)


RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

The Tsar’s Bride (Bomelius)


SCHREKER

Die Gezeichneten (Alviano)


SHOSTAKOVICH

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Zinovy)


STRAUSS

Ariadne auf Naxos (Bacchus)

Salome (Herod)
Der Rosenkavalier (Valzacchi)

Elektra (Aegisthus)


STRAVINSKY 

The Rake’s Progress (Sellem)


TCHAIKOVSKY

Eugene Onegin (Monsieur Triquet)
Pique Dame (Hermann/Tchekalinsky)

Iolanta (Vaudemont)


TURNAGE

Anna Nicole (Larry King)


VERDI 

La Traviata (Gastone)
Falstaff (Bardolfo/Caius)


WAGNER

Tristan und Isolde (Der Hirt)
Der Fliegende Holländer (Steuermann)
Tannhäuser (Heinrich Der Schreiber)

Siegfried (Mime)


WEILL

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Fatty)


ZIMMERMANN 

Die Soldaten (Desportes)

Selected Discography

Press

Press

wagner DAS RHEINGOLD / la monnaie | de munt

"Le ténor Peter Hoare brille aussi, avec une interprétation très vive et théâtrale du forgeron. Les cris de désespoir de Mime sonnent forts et poignants, témoignant d’une maitrise vocale puissamment déployée."
"Tenor Peter Hoare also shines, with a very lively and theatrical interpretation of the blacksmith. Mime's cries of despair sound loud and poignant, testifying to a powerfully displayed vocal mastery."
Soline Heurtebise, Olyrix, 25 October 2023

"Doveroso citare anche, tra gli altri interpreti, il buon Mime del tenore inglese Peter Hoare."
"It is also worth mentioning, among other performers, the fine Mime by the English tenor Peter Hoare."
Alma Torretta, giornaledellamusica.it (26th October 2023)

wagner SIEGFRIED / philharmoniker hamburg live recording

"The Mime of Peter Hoare is truly excellent-sung throughout with minimum “sprechgesang”, interpreted brilliantly as the nasty, fearful and vengeance bent character the work suggests, and if at times it is a little over the top in exaggerated yelps and squawks it can be forgiven as this apparently worked very well in the concert setting and was very well received in the reviews immediately following. It seems to be the custom now to eliminate the humour-such as it was- Wagner intended in the interchanges between Mime and Siegfried, though some does creep back in to the scene between Mime and the Wanderer. I find it to be a superb performance worthy of rank alongside Stolze, Herold Kraus, Heinz Zednik and Graham Clark."
Stewart Crowe, Amazon, 6 October 2023

Berg WOZZECK / aix-en-provence festival

"In McBurney’s conception, the figures of the “elite” oppressors are given no features of humanity—they are a caricature of evil that inspire no empathy. Under such direction, the characters of the Doctor and the Captain were played with mastery by Brindley Sherratt and Peter Hoare, respectively. Well acquainted with Berg’s musical ironies, they stressed as much as they could the strangeness of the text, a strangeness that needs to be visible for the play to work. I particularly cannot forget how Hoare sang “from South to North”—stressing the high note on “South” while leaving, with exquisite irony, the low note of “North” almost inaudible. A true sign of a performer unafraid to give himself to the text."

João Marcos Copertino, Operwire, 17 July 2023

"Le ténor anglais Peter Hoare est un Capitaine portant haut ses couleurs vocales, la voix infusant avec virtuosité, passant des griffures percutantes du grave au miel brûlant de l’aigu"
"English tenor Peter Hoare is a Captain wearing his vocal colors high, his voice infusing with virtuosity, passing from the hard-hitting scratches of the bass to the burning honey of the treble"
Florence Lethurgez, Olyrix, 13 July 2023

"Peter Hoare’s horrid Hauptmann and Brindley Sherratt’s sinister Doktor are exquisite villains."
Shirley Apthorp, Financial Times, 10 July 2023

"Hoare was even more effective than at Covent Garden, with a more percussive ring to the Captain’s manic outbursts."
David Karlin, Bachtrack, 8 July 2023

"Peter Hoare mezcló perfectamente el buen canto con el histrionismo que también le reserva Berg consiguiendo unos resultados excelentes."
"Peter Hoare perfectly blended good singing with the histrionics that Berg also offers, achieving excellent results."
Javier del Olivo, Platea Magazine, 8 July 2023

Berg WOZZECK / royal opera house, covent garden

"Tenor Peter Hoare as the Captain, and bass Brindley Sherratt as the Doctor, make an evil pair, though never slip into caricature. Hoare plays with the sharp pivot between hair-raising head voice and the nastier, more guttural lower reaches. This captures the character’s frantic instability, though there are flashes of (dark) comedy too."
Benjamin Poore, Opera Wire, 30 May 2023