British baritone Peter Edge (25) recently graduated as a  Master of Music in Vocal Performance with Distinction, from the Royal College of Music, London, where he was tutored by Peter Savidge. Peter is extremely grateful for the support of the Walker Trust, Draper’s Company, Kathleen Trust, Clemence Charitable Trust and Millington’s Charity. Competition successes include the International Medal at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, the Chris Treglown Memorial Award and RNCM Freckleton Prize. Peter also achieved Highly Commended in the Kathleen Ferrier Bursary Competition, Brooks-van Der Pump English Song Competition and the RCM Lieder Competition.

 

Opera roles include Aeneas Dido and Aeneas (Ryedale Festival), Alfio Cavalleria Rusticana (Blackburn Cathedral), Antonio Le Nozze di Figaro (RCM, directed by Sir Thomas Allen), Don Alfonso Cosi Fan Tutte (Devon Opera and Opera at the Athenaeum, Pall Mall), Dulcamara L’elisir d’amore (New Sussex Opera),  Guglielmo Cosi Fan Tutte (Felici Opera), Littore Lincoronazione di Poppea (Longborough Festival Opera), Masetto Don Giovanni (Opera Loki and Felici Opera), Marcello La Boheme (Hampstead Garden Opera), Papageno Die Zauberflote (City of Manchester Opera), Snug and Theseus A Midsummer Night’s Dream (RNCM and RCM) and Zaretsky Eugene Onegin (RCM). Peter also created the roles of Priest A Fermi Paradox and Harrison Amira, which were performed as part of the Tête à Tête Opera Festival in 2018. Peter returns to Tête à Tête this summer for the world premiere of Martin Bussey’s opera A Timeless Figure. 

Peter is also in demand as an oratorio soloist and has recently performed Bach’s St John Passion (St Martin in the Fields), Brahm’s Requiem (Montgomery Music Festival) and Haydn’s Creation (Chester Cathedral). Peter also enjoys choral singing and joined the Sixteen in 2019 for the world premiere and CD recording of James MacMillan’s Symphony No. 5, Le grand inconnu.

Peter made his TV debut on S4C, at Llangollen, and also appeared in the BBC Film: Florence Foster Jenkins. Peter regularly sings on live BBC Radio 4, with the BBC Daily Service Singers, and has performed on BBC Radio 3, including performing live on BBC Radio 3’s live drive time show: In Tune, with presenter Sean Rafferty. Peter is also delighted to be a 2019/2020 featured artist of the Concordia Foundation.

Further information and recordings can be found at www.peteredgebaritone.co.uk

 

 

Biography updated on November 11th 2019. Please contact Peter for the most up to date biography.

Whitchurch, Shropshire | London, UK | edge.peter@icloud.com

© 2019 by Peter Edge

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