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Peter Kirk



British tenor Peter Kirk made his Royal Opera debut in 2015 as Chulak (The Firework-Maker’s Daughter).

Kirk studied at the University of Wales and the Royal College of Music. He was a member of the Jeune Voix at Opéra national du Rhin, where his roles included Paolino (Il matrimonio segreto), the Prince (La bella dormente nel bosco), Second Peasant (Ariane et Barbe-bleu) and Chaplitsky (The Queen of Spades). Further engagements include Lucano (L’incoronazione di Poppea) for English Touring Opera, Congressional Page (Two Boys) for English National Opera, Antonio (Das Liebesverbot) for Opéra national du Rhin and Lysander (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) at the Hyogo Performing Arts Centre. His repertory also includes the title roles in Le Docteur Miracle and Albert Herring, Acis (Acis and Galatea) and Gonzalve (L’Heure espagnole).

Kirk’s concert engagements include Handel’s Messiah with the Orchestra of St John’s Smith Square and the Polski Chór Kameralny, Mozart’s Requiem with the Orion Orchestra, Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle in Dortmund, Judas Maccabeus with the Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and Dichterliebe at the Wiltshire Music Centre.