Next season Peter will make his company debut with The Royal Opera (Covent Garden) in the world premiere of Jules Maxwell’s The Lost Thing, a co-production with Candoco Dance Company.
He will also make his debut with Operaen i Midten Denmark in the world premiere of Nikola Kodjabashia and Mia Theil Have’s Song of the Child.
For performance details see here
“Peter Brathwaite’s Old Gardener was compelling, sung with emotive tone and clear diction.”
Opera Magazine, September 2019
“Peter Brathwaite’s Old Gardener was a wonderfully compelling figure even within the concert-staged format; his terrific diction, emotive delivery, focused tone and nuanced phrasing really shook one from one’s complacency.”
Opera Today, June 2019
“The best of the singing came from Peter Brathwaite’s powerfully characterised Old Gardener…” Classical Source, June 2019
“Peter Brathwaite was wonderfully strong of voice and conviction.”
Seen and Heard International, July 2019
Reviews for ENO/Gate Theatre Effigies of Wickedness (June 2018):
“The idea for the show came from distinguished baritone Peter Brathwaite who is an expert in the field… Here he not only sings like a dream but the show seems to be infused by his spirit”
★★★★ The Independent
“incisive vocals come from the rising operatic stars Katie Bray and Peter Brathwaite”
★★★★ The Times
“Honey-voiced baritone Peter Brathwaite had the idea for the project, and he’s one of a quartet of seductive singers”
★★★★ The Evening Standard
Read Peter’s articles for The Guardian and The Independent.
Peter has been announced as a new contributor to BBC Radio 3’s Musical Time Traveller’s series - stories behind the music-making of the British Isles. Listen to his Mendelssohn in Manchester story on BBC Sounds.
Peter recently contributed to BBC Radio 4’s Black Music in Europe: A Hidden History, Series 2. Presented by Clarke Peters, the programme is currently available through BBC Sounds.
Peter has been selected as a BBC Radio 3 Next Generation Voice