Peter Coleman-Wright AO (Australia), Baritone
Supported by Martin Dickson AM and Susie Dickson
Peter Coleman-Wright is widely considered one of the most versatile singers in the world today, equally home in opera, concert and recital. His extensive and varied repertoire has taken him to many of the world’s greatest Opera Companies and Concert Halls. Peter has sung more than 60 roles including Figaro, Forester, Michele, Scarpia, Marcello, Sharpless, Don Giovanni, Count, Onegin, Dandini, Billy Budd, Macbeth,Gunther, Golaud, Germont, Chorebe, Wolfram, Beckmesser, Gunther, Donner, Pizzaro, and Sweeny Todd. His numerous awards include Helpman Awards for Sweeney Todd and The Traveller (Death in Venice), Green room awards for Billy Budd, Orestes, and Harry Joy (Bliss – Brett Dean). A champion of new and contemporary repertoire, Peter has created numerous roles most notably Harry Joy in Brett Dean’s Bliss and Caligula by Detlev Glanert. Peter holds an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Melbourne and was awarded the Performer of the Year in the recent Arts awards in Australia for Socrates by Brett Dean. Peter was made an Officer in the order of Australia in 2015.
Photograph supplied by: Adam Ulrich