Peter Auty is established as one of Britain’s leading tenors. He made his professional début at Opera North in 1998/9 and returned in 2001/02 as Rodolfo in their much acclaimed production of La Bohème.
Peter Auty was a company principal of the Royal Opera, Covent Garden from 1999 until 2002 where he covered several major roles and had the opportunity of working with many of the world’s leading singers and conductors. He returned as guest to sing the roles of Malcolm in Macbeth and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor.
Elsewhere in the UK Peter Auty has worked with Grange Park Opera; sung Cavaradossi in Tosca for Opera Holland Park, and Alvaro in La Forza del Destino. For Glyndebourne Festival Opera he has appeared as Macduff in Macbeth and Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore. With Glyndebourne on Tour he has sung Don José (Carmen), and Rodolfo (La Bohème). He has appeared with English National Opera as the Italian Tenor in Der Rosenkavalier, the Duke in Rigoletto, Rodolfo in La Bohéme, and Turridu in Cavaleria Rusticana, and has sung Alfredo in La Traviata for Opera North: and Rodolfo and Don José for Scottish Opera.
In Europe he has worked with several companies, including Frankfurt Opera, where he has sung Rodolfo, and the Nationale Reisopera in the Netherlands, performing Alfredo, des Grieux in Manon and Gustavo in Un ballo in maschera.
On the concert platform Peter Auty has worked with many of the UK’s leading orchestras. These have included the London Symphony Orchestra under Sir Colin Davis, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Mark Elder, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra with Neeme Järvi and Vladimir Jurowsky. Appearances abroad have included concerts with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Peter Auty made his recital debut in London in the 2009 Rosenblatt Recital Series.
Operatic appearances during 2011 include Don José in Carmen for Opera North, Gabriele in Simon Boccanegra for English National Opera and Cavalleria Rusticana for New Zealand Opera. He returns to the Nationale Reisopera at the beginning of 2012 for La Traviata.