Peter Schreier dies at 84
We start the new year with sad news: Peter Schreier has died on Christmas Day at the age of 84 in his home town Dresden.
We remember an exceptional artist who with his voice touched people all over the world during his long career. As one of the leading lyric tenors, he gave guest performances at the world's most important opera houses, inspired as a conductor and passed on his expertise as a teacher to the next generation.
On Wednesday, a public funeral service in the Kreuzkirche in Dresden will be held to bid farewell to him.
The team of Berlin Classics expresses their deepest condolences to all relatives and friends of the vocal artist.