Peter Schreier

(b. 1935)

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(b Meissen, 1935).

Ger. tenor and conductor. One of the 3 Boys in Die Zauberflöte, Dresden State Opera 1944. Début Dresden 1961 (1st Prisoner in Fidelio) and with co. 1961–3; Berlin Staatsoper from 1963. Bayreuth 1966; London (SW) 1966 (Hamburg co. visit); Salzburg Fest. 1967; NY Met 1967; La Scala 1968. Specialist in Lieder and Mozart roles. Recital début London 1978. Début as cond. 1969; Salzburg Fest. 1988.

Subjects: Opera.

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