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Péter Kiss was born in Budapest, where he also completed his music studies. He has been a member of the Hungarian State Opera since 1981, first as a titular soloist. He was a member of the Opera Studio in the 2001/02 season, and has been a soloist since 2002. His first major role was as Fenton in Verdi's Falstaff. In recent years, he has sung countless character roles, including memorable appearances as the Spy (Giordano: Andrea Chénier), Edmondo (Manon Lescaut), Pong (Turandot), Zinovijy and the Nihilist (Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District), Borsa (Rigoletto), Vogelgesang (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) and the First Grail Knight (Parsifal).
Péter Kiss