Peter Jeffes studied singing at the Royal College of Music in London and with Paolo Silveri in Rome. Having completed his studies in Italy, he was immediately engaged by English National Opera and then by Glyndebourne, Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera and Opera North. International invitations soon followed and he has gone on to sing at Covent Garden, Paris Opera, Rome, Geneva, Boston, Barcelona, Aix-en Provence, Orange, Marseille, Bordeaux, Athens, Monte-Carlo, Madrid, Hong Kong, Amsterdam and Tel Aviv, amongst many other venues.

In his early career he sang numerous productions of Mozart operas as Tamino Die Zauberflöte, Belmonte Entführung aus dem Serail, Ferrando Così fan tutte, and such roles as Tom Rakewell The Rake’s Progress, Elvino La Sonnambula, Almaviva Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Lensky Eugene Onegin.

He has since sung Roméo Roméo et Juliette, the title roles in Idomeneo, Werther, Faust and Les Contes d’Hoffmann, and Le Prince Charmant Cendrillon before progressing to the heavier repertoire of Cavaradossi Tosca, Turiddu Cavalleria Rusticana, Canio I Pagliacci, Macduff Macbeth, Forresto Attila, Nerone L’Incoronazione di Poppea, the Prince L’Amour des Trois Oranges, Eisenstein Die Fledermaus, Siegmund Die Walküre and the title roles in Parsifal and Rienzi.

He has also sung extensively in oratorio and concert including the Verdi Requiem, Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, Das Lied von der Erde, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Missa Solennis, The Messiah, Elijah, The Creation, Jephtha, Mozart’s Requiem, The Dream of Gerontius and many others.

He has had the pleasure of singing with such celebrities as Monserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, Barbara Hendrix, José van Dam, Gwyneth Jones, Simon Rattle, Lorin Maazel, Line Renaud and Shirley Bassey, and his various recordings and television appearances including films of L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Télévision Suisse Romande), Love for Three Oranges (BBC) and Midsummer Marriage (ITV) have resulted in such recognition as: