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Born in Lucerne, Mauro Peter studied singing at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich with Fenna Kügel-Seifried. In 2012, he won the First Prize and the Public Award at the Zwickau Robert Schumann International Competition. He is a member off the Zurich Opera House Ensemble.
His repertoire includes mainly roles from Mozart's operas that he performed at the Salzburg Festival, the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, La Scala in Milan, the Royal Opera House in London, the Paris Opera, the Theater an der Wien, the Canadian Opera in Toronto, the Opéra national de Lyon, the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, the Teatro Real in Madrid and the Semperoper Dresden.
He collaborated with stage directors such as William Kentridge, Kirill Serebrennikov, Andreas Homoki, Lydia Steier, Sebastian Baumgarten, Wajdi Mouawad. As a concert singer, he regularly performs concerts and recitals throughout Europe and has worked with conductors such as 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.
In spring 2022, he made his US debut with the Boston Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons. Season 2022/23 will see him perform Tamino at the Semperoper Dresden and he will also make his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Kirill Petrenko.
After a live recording of the "Schönen Müllerin" from the Wigmore Hall, his debut CD with Goethe-Lieder by Schubert was released by SONY Classical in 2015. Another album with his interpretation of "Dichterliebe" as well as other Schumann songs was also released by SONY Classical in 2016.
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