Peter Gijsbertsen

Tenor

Recipient of Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s John Christie Award, and the 2018 Nederlandse Muziekprijs, Dutch tenor Peter Gijsbertsen graduated with honors from Utrecht Conservatoire and has performed with leading companies internationally.

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Peter Gijsbertsen | Dies bildnis ist bezaubernd schön | Die Zauberflöte

Peter Gijsbertsen | Non t'amo più | Klassiek in de stad | Tosti

Peter Gijsbertsen | 'Et fit lux' | International Vocalists Competition

In the 2019/20 season his engagements include Tamino Die Zuaberflöte (Opera Zuid); Erscheinung eines Jünglings Die Frau ohne Schattern (Dutch National Opera); The Diary of One Who Disappeared directed by Ivo van Hove (Opéra de Rennes/Muziektheater Transparant); Alfredo La Traviata (Festival Classique); concerts with the Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra; and a new recording of Tosti songs.

His previous operatic highlights include Tamino Die Zauberflöte (Opera Oviedo; Scottish Opera; Opera Vlaanderen; Opéra de Fribourg); Alfredo in Sir David McVicar’s production of La Traviata (Scottish Opera & Longborough Festival Opera); The Novice Billy Budd (The Bolshoi Theatre, Russia); Janicek The Diary of One Who Disappeared (Opera Transparant; Oper de Lyon; Opera Vlaanderen); Kaherdin/3rd tenor Le vin herbé (Berlin Staatsoper); The Novice and Maintop Billy Budd, Lucano/Liberto L’incoronazione di Poppea, Der Junge Seemann Tristan and Isolde, and the prinicipal tenor The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne Festival Opera & BAM New York); Eurimaco/Giove Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (Oper Köln); Graf Albert Die Tote Stadt (ABAO Bilboa); Acis Acis and Galatea (Opéra de Fribourgand Gernando L’isola disabitata (Nederlandse Reisopera); Balthasar Zorn Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg (Oper Kiel); and Don Ottavio Don Giovanni, and Ferrando Così fan tutte (Ministry of Operatic Affairs).

On the concert platform Peter has performed St. Matthew Passion with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; H.W. Henze’s Kammermusik 1958 with the NDR Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg, which was shortlisted for The Guardian’s Best Classical Recording 2016; Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Carl Orff’s Catulli Carmina with Warsaw Philharmonic; Vigilia by Rautavaara with the Netherlands Radio Choir; Liberto L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms; and Strozzi Caterina Cornaro at the Concertgebouw. He performed solo recitals at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and De Doelen, Rotterdam, and has also recorded multiple CD’s with the Belgian label Phaedra.

Peter Gijsbertsen is represented by Christopher Carroll Artist Management worldwide.
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