Mauro Peter

Mauro Peter celebrated international opera success with the interpretation of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music.
Roles such as Belmonte in Entführung aus dem Seraglio, Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni and above all with his star role, Tamino from The Magic Flute, he made guest appearances at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the Opéra de Lyon, the Opéra national de Paris, the Royal Opera House in London, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Teatro Real Madrid, the Semperoper Dresden, the Zurich Opera House and the Salzburg Festival.

In the summer of 2022, Mauro Peter will again be heard as Tamino in The Magic Flute at the Salzburg Festival. In the coming season he will be seen in the same role at the Opéra National de Paris and at the Semperoper Dresden.

Further highlights in 2023 are his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic under Kirill Petrenko with performances in Berlin, Barcelona and Madrid. Numerous concerts followed, among others in the Gewandhaus Leipzig under Andris Nelsons, in the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome under Manfred Honeck and in the Musikverein in Vienna under Stefan Gottfried. Recitals take him to the Zurich Opera House and the Graz Music Association. In the latter, in 2023, he will interpret Eisenstein for the first time in a semi-staged version of Johann Strauss’ Fledermaus.

In spring 2022 he made his US debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons. Other conductors Mauro Peter has worked with include Gustavo Dudamel, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Zubin Mehta, Trevor Pinnock, Daniel Hope, Teodor Currentzis, Fabio Luisi, Ivor Bolton, Thomas Guggeis, James Gaffigan, Iván Fischer, Vladimir Jurowski , Riccardo Minasi and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

As a concert singer and much-appreciated lieder interpreter, he has made guest appearances at the KKL Luzern, at the Salzburg Mozart Week, with the Munich Philharmonic, at the Wigmore Hall in London, at the Musikverein in Vienna, as well as in the Konzerthaus in Vienna, in the Musikverein in Graz, at the Verbier Festival and in the Pierre -Boulez-Saal in Berlin, at the Teatro de la Zarzuela Madrid, at the Zurich Opera House, in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, with the Orchestra Santa Cecilia in Rome, at the Royal Festival Hall in London and at the Salzburg Festival.
Mauro Peter has maintained a close relationship with the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg since the beginning of his career, which is expressed in numerous recitals.

The songs of Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann are of particular importance to Mauro Peter. After a live recording of the “Schöne Müllerin” from the Wigmore Hall, his debut CD with Goethe songs by Schubert was released on SONY Classical in 2015. Another album with his interpretation of “Dichterliebe” and other Schumann songs was also released by SONY Classical in 2016.

Mauro Peter, born in Lucerne, studied at the Munich University of Music and Theater and the August Everding Theater Academy.