Peter Lidbetter is a British/Irish lyric bass from London. He performs with Bergen Nasjonale Opera and the Edvard Grieg Kor in Norway under Edward Gardner and Garsington Festival Opera, Opera Holland Park and Buxton Festival Opera among others in the UK.
Peter holds an MMus and PGdip in vocal performance from the Royal Northern College of Music (both with distinction), where he won the Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Award for graduating singers and the Brigitte Fassbaender Award for Lieder, and was a finalist in the Gold-Medal competition for all students. He was part of the Wexford Festival Opera Chorus in 2021 and sang the role of King Fridolph in Cinderella in 2022.
Peter studied music at the University of Cambridge and was a choral scholar and, later, lay-clerk at St John’s College. His teacher is Nicholas Powell.