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Born in Hertfordshire, England, of German-Austrian parentage, Peter Bronder studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London, as well as at the National Opera Studio, before taking his first engagements at Glyndebourne and Welsh National Opera. His career has taken him to The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Komische Oper Berlin, Frankfurt Opera, Opernhaus Zurich, La Monnaie, Teatro alla Scala, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatro Real Madrid, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Glyndebourne and The BBC Proms.
Recent notable successes include Mime (Siegfried) at La Scala, Staatsoper Berlin, Flanders Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Cleveland Orchestra, and Bergen; Herod (Salome) at La Scala, Flanders Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Teatro Regio Torino, Oper Frankfurt, Teatro Municipal São Paulo, Opera Hong Kong and a CD recording with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony; Loge (Das Rheingold) for Scottish Opera, Oper Stuttgart, and Ruhrtriennale Festival; Hauptmann (Wozzeck) Flanders Opera and Frankfurt; and the title role in Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg in Lisbon, Frankfurt, and Seville.
He appears regularly at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden where recent roles have included Iaryzhkin in Barry Kosky’s production of The Nose, Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), and Shabby Peasant (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk). He made his debut with the New York Philharmonic as Mime (Das Rheingold) with conductor Alan Gilbert.
He has made numerous radio broadcasts and CD recordings for Decca, DGG, EMI, Philips, Teldec, Oehms and Chandos including the title roles in Wagner’s Rienzi and Pfitzner’s Palestrina with Frankfurt Opera. He also appears in filmed DVD productions of Salome, Boris Godunov, and Andrea Chénier
At the Paris Opera: Boris Godounov (Missail), 2018
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