The Hungarian bass, Péter Fried, studied at the Academy of Music between 1980 and 1987.
Péter Fried has been a soloist of the Hungarian State Opera House since 1988, one of the principal basses of the theatre. His repertoire ranges from Baroque pieces to Romantic operas and contemporary music. He contributed to the premières of a number of 20th century and contemporary Hungarian compositions. His career is marked with excellent performances at the Opera House and abroad. In recent years he has been a regular bass soloist at Pierre Boulez' concerts. Their most outstanding joint project has been the performance of Bluebeard's Castle in Paris with Jessye Norman. Main roles: Prince Bluebeard in Béla Bartókís Bluebeard's Castle, Gremin in Tchaikovskyís Eugene Onegin, Sarastro in Mozartís Die Zabuerflöte, Timur in Pucciniís Turandot, Alidoro in Rossiniís La Cenerentola, Ramfis in Verdiís Aida, Hermann in Wagnerís Tannhäuser.