Born in Hertfordshire in England, after his study at the London Royal Academy of Music and at National Opera Studio, he starts his carrier at Glyndebourne Festival and at Welsh National Opera with several Italian lyric repertoire’s leading roles as La Sonnambula, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Don Pasquale, Maria Stuarda, I Puritani, Lucia di Lammermoor, Rigoletto, La Traviata, La Bohème, Die Zauberflote, Così fan tutte, Eugene Onegin, Die Fledermaus and Der Rosenkavalier (Italian Tenor).
In UK he collaborates also with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden (Cassio in Otello, Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Andres in Wozzeck, Selem in The Rake’s Progress, First Jew in Salome, Trabuco in La Forza del Destino), with the English National Opera (Vanya in Katya Kabanova, Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Italian tenor in Der Rosenkavalier, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Jailor in Il Prigioniero), the Opera North (Prunier in La Rondine, Hauptmann in Wozzeck, Alexander in Il Re Pastore) and with the Scottish Opera (Rodolfo in La Bohéme, Leicester in Maria Stuarda, Loge in Das Rheingold).
He returns as guest artist to the Welsh National Opera in Iphigenie en Tauride, as well as Peter Stein’s Falstaff and Peter Grimes and in Glyndebourne as leading role in Idomeneo and La Clemenza di Tito.
Important engagements abroad include: Herod in Salome, Sendorf in Il Caso Makropulos, Valzacchi in Der Rosenkavalier and Monostatos in Die Zauberflote at La Scala; Narraboth in Salome and Mazal in Mr. Broucek at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich; Ernesto in Don Pasquale at Netherlands Opera, Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail at La Monnaie in Brussels and San Francisco Opera, Loge in Das Rheingold in Stuttgart, Laca in Jenufa and Bajazet in Tamerlano at the Komische Oper Berlin; Shuisky in Boris Godunov at Teatro Regio Turin; Dr. Caius in Falstaff at Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and the leading in Palestrina for Frankfurt Opera.
He makes his American debut with the Cleveland Orchestra as Mime in
Siegfried and debuts at Metropolitan Opera in Falstaff.
Peter Bronder has an extensive concert repertoire and works with Sir Richard Armstrong, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Colin Davis, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Rafael Fruebeck de Burgos, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Bernard Haitink, Richard Hickox, James Levine, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Roger Norrington, Antonio Pappano and Sebastien Wiegle.
He makes numerous radio broadcasts and recordings for Decca, DGG, EMI, Philips, Teldec and most recently for Chandos. Recent concerts appearances include Weber Oberon at the Edinburgh International Festival, Stravinsky Renard at the BBC Proms, Master Peter with the Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra and Peter Grimes in Valencia.
Among his recent and future engagements: Ägist in Elektra in Bari, Herodes in Salome at Teatro Municipal de Sao Paulo, Mime in Siegfrid at Liceu in Barcellona and Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Hermann in La dama di picche at English National Opera, again Mime in Siegfried at Teatro Massimo in Palermo and Wozzek in Frankfurt.