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Peter Marsh

Tenor

Peter Marsh
© Barbara Aumüller

Peter Marsh has sung many roles in Frankfurt since joining the ensemble in 1998. This season he adds four new roles to his repertoire: the title role in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex and Trimalchio in Maderna's Satyricon - both new productions - Leukippos in Daphne and the Captain in Wozzeck. You can also hear him again as the Witch in Hänsel und Gretel. He recently sang Walter in Weinberg's Die Passagierin / The (female) Passenger, a role with which he enjoyed great success in Frankfurt and with the company on tour to the Festwochen in Vienna, at the Israeli Oper in Tel Aviv. Last season his roles included Sapkin in Aus einem Totenhaus/From the House of the Dead, Landolfo in Manfred Trojahn's Enrico - both new productions – and he repeated his wonderful portrayals of Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Walter (Weinberg's Die Passagierin/The (female) Passenger) and Abbé de Chazeuil (Adriana Lecouvreur). Highlights in recent seasons have included the Rebel (Křenek's Das geheime Königreich/Secret Kingdom), Matteo (Arabella) and Porcus / A Herald / 2nd Cleric (Honegger's Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher). Other roles for the company, in many new productions, have included Lord Arturo Bucklaw (Lucia di Lammermoor), Valzacchi (Der Rosenkavalier), the Witch (Hänsel und Gretel), Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), Apollo (role debut - Daphne), Mime (Siegfried - available on CD & DVD - OehmsClassics), the title role in Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg/The Dwarf, Kimmo (Sallinen's Kullervo) and Mozart (Rimsky-Korsakov's Mozart und Salieri). Recent guest engagements have included highly successful performances of the title role in Peter Grimes at Dortmund Opera and Humperdinck's Witch at Seattle Opera. Other theatres where Peter Marsh has enjoyed great success have included the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, the Munich, Berlin, Dresden and Hamburg state operas, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, the Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte in Montepulciano, in Brussels, Tiflis, Tokyo and at the Bregenz and Edinburgh festivals.