Peter Becker
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 Bass-baritone Peter Becker has performed throughout the USA, Europe, Asia, and South America in repertoire ranging from medieval to contemporary. Theater credits include performances with the New York Shakespeare Festival, Glimmerglass Opera, and the 21st Century Consort. Guest appearances include those with Tafelmusik, Smithsonian Chamber Players, Magnificat, the Newberry Consort, Folger Consort, Portland Baroque, Artek, and has performed at a number of festivals including Spoleto (Italy and USA), Caramoor, Ravinia, Aldeburgh, Utrecht, Hong Kong, Ravenna, Jerusalem, Macao, Miyazaki, and Saratoga. As a member of the male vocal quintet Hudson Shad, he has performed with such distinguished conductors as Kurt Masur (New York Philharmonic), Zubin Mehta (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Michael Tilson Thomas (San Francisco Symphony), Charles Dutoit (Philadelphia Orchestra), and Bruno Bartoletti (Orchestra Regionale Toscana). Contemporary music credits include Tan Dun’s Marco Polo, Peter Maxwell Davies’ Eight Songs for a Mad King, Heinz Karl Gruber’s Frankenstein, William Walton’s Façade, Stravinsky’s Renard, Oliver Knussen’s Where the Wild Things Are, Mark Kuss’ The Show, and Kurt Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins.