Peter Corry | Biography
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Biography

Originally from Belfast, Peter has performed throughout the World over the last 20 years with his unique voice and with his passionate and personal style always to the fore.

 

This versatile singer performs regularly in concert throughout Europe. Over the last few years Peter has appeared in China, Russia, Poland, Spain, Latvia, Bermuda, Denmark, Cyprus, Sweden, Mozambique and Holland.

 

Performances include “The Night of 1,000 Voices” at the Royal Albert Hall, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Shaken Not Stirred” with The BBC Concert Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, “The Rat Pack” RTE Concert Orchestra.

 

Hosting includes “The Peter Corry Show” with BBC 1 Northern Ireland and presenting several radio series for BBC Radio Ulster including “Show Tunes”.

 

Peter spent three years in the formidable role of Inspector Javert both in the West End and UK tour of “Les Miserables”. Other musical theatre roles have included, Sweeney in “Sweeney Todd”, Fagin in “Oliver”, Jamie in “The Last 5 Years” and most recently Ignati in the Opera “The Crocodile”.

 

He also starred in the premiere of “On Eagles Wing”, this was recorded for American PBS television and he has featured in Washington at the St Patrick’s Day Celebrations. Peter also performed at The MGM Grand Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas and in the unique setting of The Vanderbilt Hall Grand Central Station, New York.

 

Peter has been invited to sing at many sporting events including the Ireland / England Six Nations Rugby Game (Ireland won), Northern Ireland / England World Cup Qualifier (Northern Ireland won). He performed at Old Trafford to 70,000 fans. Indeed Peter received huge public acclaim when he sang at the funeral of George Best.

 

As an accomplished director, credits include: “On Eagles Wing”, “Celtic Nights” (US tour), “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” “Spectacular, Spectacular!” inspired by the Music from the film Moulin Rouge, “Annie Get Your Gun” and two concept shows devised by himself “The Red Velvet Cabaret” and “The Music Box” one of Northern Ireland’s premiere Christmas productions which has been running for six years and is Peter’s creation.

 

Passionate about encouraging young people to perform, he has hosted several theatre “Bootcamps” as well as youth productions of “Oklahoma!” “Les Miserables”, the NI premiere production of “The Producers”, “Into the Woods” at the Edinburgh Play House and the Making The Difference Awards (Grand Opera House Belfast ). This year Peter Will direct “Oliver!” at the Edinburgh Play House and “Cats” at the SSE Arena Belfast.

 

His production company PC Productions has been involved in putting together many high end events and productions including: “The Music Box “, “Spectacular, Spectacular!”, ‘Celtic Rhythms’, “Making The Difference Awards”, “Mary Peters – 40 Golden Years”

 

Peter has recorded 12 solo albums.  His latest is called “Here Stands a Man”.

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