Peter Thoresen


Peter Thoresen a countertenor, voice teacher and writer. His recent New York performances in The Fairy Queen were described by as ‘Spellbinding’ and Opera Magazine stated ‘Peter Thoresen’s countertenor proved beguiling at the top, capable of serious expression.’ He is committed to the creation and performance of new music, and Opera News praised him for his ‘delightful portrayal’ of Lautrec in the world premiere of Vincent. Additional credits include roles with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble and the American Opera Theater. Solo concert and oratorio performances include engagements with Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chamber Musicians, Winter Harbor Music Festival, Monterey Symphony, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble and Handel Choir of Baltimore. His articles have been featured in Classical Singer Magazine and he previously served as a visiting faculty member at Indiana University. His students regularly appear in productions on and off Broadway and in national tours.