Peter O’Reilly

Dublin-born tenor Peter O’Reilly is currently based in Amsterdam and is a second-year student on the Dutch National Opera Academy programme. He began his musical studies at a young age singing as a chorister in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, eventually proceeding to the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, where he was awarded a First-Class Honours in his Bachelor of Music (Perf.) degree. Peter has performed on numerous occasions with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the Irish Baroque Orchestra, and the Crash Ensemble. He will make his debut with the Residentie Orkest, Den Haag. Operatic roles include Laurie in the Dutch première of Mark Adamo’s Little Women, the Second Priest in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Don Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro, Lechmere in the Irish première of Benjamin Britten’s Owen Wingrave. Other roles include Tolomeo in Graun’s Cleopatra e Cesare, and Gabriel von Eisenstein in Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, with both productions being part of the DNOA programme.

Peter joins the Internationales Opernstudio at the Staatsoper Hannover this Autumn.