Bass-baritone Peter Stewart has been involved in early music for many years. He has toured and recorded with Pomerium, the Waverly Consort, Concert Royal and Voices of Ascension. He has sung featured roles with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra under Nicholas McGeegan, with the New York Collegium under Andrew Parrott, and at the international Schuetz Festival under Sir Roger Norrington. Peter helped inaugurate a Bach cantata series with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and was bass soloist for nearly a decade with the Bach at Holy Trinity series in New York City. He has performed at the Early Music Festivals in Madeira, Regensburg, Utrecht, and Connecticut. Also active in other styles of music, Peter has toured extensively in Asia, Europe, Australia and the US with the Philip Glass Ensemble as keyboardist as well as featured singer. He has recorded the baritone songs of Lee Hoiby for CRI with the composer at the piano. He has performed premieres of Sir John Tavener, Hans Werner Henze, Meredith Monk, ‘Blue’ Gene Tyranny, and many others. He sings regularly at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine with Kent Tritle, and teaches singing at Montclair State University.
**Peter Stewart will be on faculty for Week 2 of the 2023 Amherst Early Music Festival.