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Peter Morgan
Bass-baritone

 



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Praised for his "Powerful voice" and "Swagger onstage", Bass-Baritone Peter Morgan has quickly developed a reputation as a well rounded and dynamic performer, amassing a diverse repertoire performing in Chicago and across the country. Highlights include Leporello in Don Giovanni, Figaro and Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte, Basilio and Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Sarastro in Die Zauberflote, Raimondo in Lucia Di Lammermoor, Lo zio Bonzo in Madama Butterfly, and the title role in Sweeney Todd. Mr. Morgan has also appeared in numerous productions with the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company of Chicago.

For the past three seasons Mr. Morgan has been able to pursue his passion for new opera as a studio artist with Thompson Street Opera Company; Highlights include portraying the brooding Captain Keeney in the critically acclaimed midwest premiere of Ezra Donner's sung drama, Ile, originating the role of Lubrius in the world premiere of Chris Kincaid’s opera Cephalophore, and most recently the role of President Carter in the Kentucky premiere of Chappell Kingsland's opera, Intoxication: America's Love Affair with Oil. 

The 2016 season marked Peter’s debut as a Young Artist with the Lyric Opera of Chicago in their Lyric Unlimited world premiere of Jason and the Argonauts by Gregory Spears. Additional highlights from Mr. Morgan's 2016 season include his Alaskan debut as Plutone and Caronte in L'Orfeo with Opera To Go, Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro with Kor Productions, Secret Police in The Consul with Main Street Opera, and most recently the role of The Prophet/King in Third Eye Theatre Ensemble's midwest premiere of Dark Sisters by Nico Muhly.

Mr. Morgan begins  the 2017 season as an Apprentice Artist with Sarasota Opera.

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