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English tenor.

Peter Auty made his professional debut in 1998 with Opera North, returning as Alfredo, Don José and Faust. From 1999 to 2002 he was a company principal with the Royal Opera. Roles at Covent Garden include Malcolm Macbeth and Edgardo Lucia di Lammermoor.

Appearances with ENO range through Bellini (Pollione); Verdi (Duke of Mantua, Gabriele Adorno); Puccini (Rodolfo, Dick Johnson); Mascagni (Turiddu) and Strauss (Italian Tenor Der Rosenkavalier). For Opera Holland Park he has sung Verdi (Don Alvaro, Radamès); Leoncavallo (Canio); Mascagni (Turiddu); Tchaikovsky (Lensky, Vaudémont Iolanta); Cilea (Maurizio Adriana Lecouvreur). He has also worked at Glyndebourne Festival (Nemorino, Macduff); Glyndebourne Tour (Don José, Rodolfo) and Grange Park (Cavaradossi).

With Scottish Opera he has sung Bizet (Don José); Mascagni (Fritz L'amico Fritz), Tchaikovsky (Lensky), Puccini (Rodolfo, Roberto Le villi, Edgar) and Dove (Bill Flight).

He has also made guest appearances in Lisbon (Canio), Essen (Don José),  Frankfurt and Malmö, as well as the Netherlands and New Zealand.

(Source: Programme notes)

Roles in Scotland

Don Jerome a nobleman of Seville
Betrothal in a Monastery 1997
Rodolfo a poet
Bohème 2004
Don José a corporal of dragoons
Carmen 2006
Fritz Kobus a wealthy landowner
Amico Fritz 2016
Villi 2017
Flight 2018
Vladimir Lensky a neighbour, engaged to Olga
Eugene Onegin 2018
Edgar a young knight
Edgar 2018
Messa da Requiem 2023

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