American bass Peter Volpe continually receives critical and popular acclaim on four continents.  Possessing a vast and ever-expanding repertoire of over 80 roles in 6 languages, he commands an impressive expanse of style and interpretive skill.  From Mozart’s title role in Don Giovanni to Gounod’s Mephistopheles in Faust, and Verdi’s Zaccaria in Nabucco to Archbishop Thomas á Beckett in Pizzetti’s L’Assassinio nella Cattedrale, Mr. Volpe embraces the depth of historical and fictional characters, and the music of composers from the past and present.  Of a recent portrayal in Faust, the American Record Guide exclaims, “Bass Peter Volpe as Mephistopheles seemed in constant motion for each new manifestation of his trickery...his vocal resources are impressive.”  Mr. Volpe remains in constant demand in houses worldwide including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Washington Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sante Fe Opera, Portland Opera, Atlanta Opera, Arizona Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Spoleto Festival U.S.A., Hawaii Opera, L’Opera de Montreal, Vancouver Opera, as well as European opera companies of Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Bremen, Strasbourg, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Saarbrüken, Darmstadt, Duisburg, Trier, Braunschweig, Württenburg, Colmar, Mulhouse, Riccione, Imola, and Prague.