Peter Hoare was born in Bradford and initially trained as a percussionist, before making his debut as a singer at Welsh National Opera. His extensive repertoire encompasses everything from the more mainstream repertoire to B.A. Zimmerman’s Die Soldaten, and Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Anna Nicole.
Last season Peter reprised the role of Laca Jenůfa, for Grange Park Opera, appeared as Boris Káťa Kabanová for Opera Holland Park and returned to De Nationale Opera as Maestro di Ballo Manon Lescaut and Sharikov A Dog’s Heart. Recent UK appearances have included Zinovy Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Faust The Damnation of Faust (ENO); Alwa Lulu (WNO); and Dr Cajus Falstaff (Royal Opera House). International performances include Captain Wozzeck (Metropolitan Opera); Sharikov A Dog’s Heart (Opéra de Lyon, Teatro alla Scala, ENO); and Desportes Die Soldaten in Calixto Bieito’s production for Opernhaus Zürich and in David Pountney’s production at the Ruhr Triennale, the New National Theatre, Tokyo and the Lincoln Centre, New York.
On the concert platform Peter recently performed with Sir Simon Rattle as Piet the Pot in Ligeti’s Grand Macabre, and also appeared with the Berlin Philharmonic as Lazarus in Adams’ The Gospel According to the Other Mary.
This season Peter appears as Alviano Salvago in Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten for the Komische Oper Berlin, and will return to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden to appear as Monostatos Die Zauberflöte, Mortimer in the world premiere Lessons in Love and Violence, and Sapkin From the House of the Dead in a co-production with La Monnaie Brussels and Opéra de Lyon.