A 2018 recipient of the highest award in classical music, the Nederlandse Muziekprijs, Peter is regarded as one of the finest musicians in The Netherlands. He was also the recipient of the John Christie Award (Glyndebourne, 2007), a triple prize winner at the International Vocalists Competition (Den Bosch, 2012) and winner of the Schallplattenpreis (2016). Peter performes a wide range of music from all genres of the classical repertoire and beyond.
Recent operatic repertoire include the roles of Orfeo in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo and Don José in Bizet’s Carmen (Longborough Festival Opera), Roméo in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette and Gonzalve in Ravel’s L’heure Espagnole (Opera Zuid), Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata (Scottish Opera, Longborough Festival Opera), Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (Scottish Opera, Nouvel Opéra Fribourg, Opera Zuid), The Novice in Britten’s Billy Budd (Bolshoi Theatre, BBC Proms, Glyndebourne and BAM New York), Janiček in Diary of one who dissappeard by Janáček (Opéra de Lyon/Muziektheater Transparant) and Acis in Händel’s Acis and Galatea (Dorset Opera Festival, Nouvel Opéra Fribourg).
On the concert platform Peter has performed the solo parts in a.o. Lied von der Erde by Mahler (Symphonic Orchestra Flanders), Die Schöpfung by Haydn (Brussels Philharmonic), St. Matthew Passion by Bach (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, released on DVD with Art House) and Kammermusik 1958 by Henze (winner of the Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik with NDR Symfony orchestra Hamburg, released on CD with Wergo).
Peter has recorded multiple CD’s with labels Phaedra and MDG amongst which are full recitals of Strauss, Schubert, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, Duparc, Mortelmans and Van Hoof songs. He as been on the jury for a first round of the IVC Song competition and was invited as a master at the Udo Reinemann International Masterclasses (alongside Christianne Stotijn) and the Schlossakademie Hamburg. New music was written for him especially by Bart Visman, Lucas Wiegerink and Thomas Beijer.