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Peter
Mattei

baritone

The Swedish baritone Peter Mattei studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at the University College of Opera in Stockholm. He made his debut in 1990 singing Nardo in Mozart’s La finta giardiniera at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, followed by a sensational first appearance the next year with the Royal Opera in Stockholm singing Pentheus in Daniel Börtz’s Backanterna (‘The Bacchantes’).

Mattei has since performed numerous roles at all the major opera houses in Europe and the United States, collaborating with such conductors as Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Sir Colin Davis and Sir Antonio Pappano. He has sung the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, a favourite of his, at the Opéra National de Paris; the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; the Bavarian State Opera; the San Francisco Opera; and many other houses.

Mattei’s concert repertoire ranges from Bach’s Passions to Britten’s War Requiem. He gave acclaimed performances of Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen together with James Levine and the Met Orchestra at New York’s Carnegie Hall in 2013.

Mattei has performed twice before with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, both times under the direction of Riccardo Chailly: in 1999 in Bach’s St Matthew Passion and a year later in Mahler’s Symphony No. 8.

The Swedish baritone Peter Mattei studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at the University College of Opera in Stockholm. He made his debut in 1990 singing Nardo in Mozart’s La finta giardiniera at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, followed by a sensational first appearance the next year with the Royal Opera in Stockholm singing Pentheus in Daniel Börtz’s Backanterna (‘The Bacchantes’).

Mattei has since performed numerous roles at all the major opera houses in Europe and the United States, collaborating with such conductors as Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Sir Colin Davis and Sir Antonio Pappano. He has sung the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, a favourite of his, at the Opéra National de Paris; the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; the Bavarian State Opera; the San Francisco Opera; and many other houses.

Mattei’s concert repertoire ranges from Bach’s Passions to Britten’s War Requiem. He gave acclaimed performances of Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen together with James Levine and the Met Orchestra at New York’s Carnegie Hall in 2013.

Mattei has performed twice before with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, both times under the direction of Riccardo Chailly: in 1999 in Bach’s St Matthew Passion and a year later in Mahler’s Symphony No. 8.