Peter Wedd | tenor

Peter Wedd | tenor



Peter Wedd studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with William McAlpine and subsequently at the National Opera Studio. He was a Company Principal at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden from 1999 to 2001. At Welsh National Opera his many roles have included Alfredo/La Traviata Don José/Carmen, Tamino/Die Zauberflöte, Steuerman/Der Fliegende Hollander and Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni. Other appearances have included Opera Holland Park, English National Opera, Garsington Opera and Glyndebourne On Tour. Outside the UK Peter Wedd has sung for the Nationale Reisopera Giasone/Medée and, Opera Australia Gregor/Makropoulos Case and Bern Opera Lensky/Onegin. He has worked with many major orchestras including the London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony and Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.

Recordings include Steva/Jenufa, Jacquino/Fidelio, Steuerman/Der Fliegende Hollander and Chevalier de la Force/Les Dialogues des Carmelites all for Chandos. In 2010/11 Peter will sing Don José/Carmen and Froh/Das Rheingold for Opera North and Boris/Katya Kabanova for Welsh National Opera.