Peter - Non Piu Andrai
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod - Winner (2010)
Baritone Peter Edge has beautifully rich, ringing tones, admirably employed with a perfect command of Italian in a fine display of comedy, irony and drama in ‘Se vuol ballare’ (Le nozze di Figaro). Jack Buckley (Seen and Heard International 2017) (2017)
British baritone Peter Edge (24) is in his second year of Masters at the Royal College of Music, London, where he is tutored by Peter Savidge. Peter is extremely grateful for the support of the Walker Trust, Draper’s Company and the Kathleen Trust. Competition successes include the International Medal at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, the Chris Treglown Memorial Award and RNCM Freckleton Prize. Peter also achieved Highly Commended in the Kathleen Ferrier Bursary Competition, Brooks-van Der Pump English Song Competition and the RCM Lieder Competition.
Opera roles include Alfio Cavalleria Rusticana (Blackburn Cathedral), Antonio Le Nozze di Figaro (RCM, directed by Sir Thomas Allen), Don Alfonso Cosi Fan Tutte (Opera at the Athenaeum, Pall Mall), Dulcamara L’elisir d’amore (New Sussex Opera), Guglielmo Cosi Fan Tutte (Felici Opera), Littore Lincoronazione di Poppea (Longborough Festival Opera), Masetto Don Giovanni (Opera Loki and Felici Opera), Papageno Die Zauberflöte (City of Manchester Opera), Snug and Theseus A Midsummer Night’s Dream (RNCM and RCM) and Zaretsky Eugene Onegin (RCM).
Peter has been a Young Artist of Longborough Festival Opera for the last two years and will also join LFO as a chorus member in their 2019 production of Anna Bolena. In May 2018, Peter performed principal roles in three contemporary operas in collaboration with Tête à Tête Opera. As an oratorio soloist, Peter has recently performed the solos in Bach’s St John Passion and Handel’s Messiah (St Martin in the Fields) and Verdi’s Requiem (Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham).
Peter made his TV debut on S4C, at Llangollen, and also appeared in the BBC Film: Florence Foster Jenkins. Peter regularly sings on live BBC Radio 4 LW and BBC Radio Shropshire and has performed on BBC Radio 3, including performing live on BBC Radio 3’s live drive time show: In Tune, with presenter Sean Rafferty.
Further information and recordings can be found at www.peteredgebaritone.co.uk
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