Peter Hilton - Early music

Early music - singing

Peter is an experienced amateur early music singer - baritone/bass - focused on renaissance polyphony. Since 2010, Peter has been singing with various ensembles and attending numerous workshops.


Sanft und stille (final concert)
Cappella Gabrieli
19 March 2023, Rotterdam

Pierre de Manchicourt, Lassus & Palestrina
Cappella Gabrieli
20 November 2022, Rotterdam

‘Missa pro defunctis’ by Jean Richafort
Cappella Gabrieli
24 April 2022, Rotterdam

Clemens non Papa
Cappella Gabrieli
20 November 2021, Rotterdam

Missa Puer natus est nobis & Die Weihnachtsgeschichte
Cappella Gabrieli
23/24 November 2019, the Hague/Rotterdam

Early music from England, Belgium & France
Cappella Gabrieli
21/28 september 2019, Ouderkerk aan den IJssel/Utrecht

Palestrina, Lobo & Gesualdo
Cappella Gabrieli
9/10 maart 2019, the Hague/Rotterdam

L’Héritier & Arcadelt
Cappella Gabrieli
14 April 2018, Utrecht

L’Héritier & Arcadelt
Cappella Gabrieli
25/26 November 2017, Rotterdam/the Hague

Lamentations - Robert White
Cappella Gabrieli
23 September 2017, Ouderkerk aan den IJssel

Monteverdi Vespers
Cappella Gabrieli
19/20 May 2017, Rotterdam/’s-Hertogenbosch

Music in the time of Fra Bartolomeo
Het Retorisch Kwartet
15 January 2017, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Petrarca & Palestrina
Cappella Gabrieli
19/20 November 2016, Schiedam-Kethel/Geervliet

Sacred & Secular - Willaert & Clemens
Het Retorisch Kwartet
1/2 October 2016, Alkmaar/Rotterdam

Portuguese polyphony - Cardoso requiem
Cappella Gabrieli
19/20 March 2016, Rotterdam/Geervliet

Madrigals from Bosch to Breughel
Het Retorisch Kwartet
17 January 2016, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Italian madrigals on the Kunstroute Kralingen-Crooswijk
Het Retorisch Kwartet
10 October 2015, Lambertusstraat, Rotterdam

Voorn, Schütz & Monteverdi
Cappella Gabrieli
3 October 2015, Dorpskerk, Kalverstraat 1, Ouderkerk aan den IJssel

Palestrina - Song of Songs
A cycle of 29 motets by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Cappella Gabrieli
20 June 2015, 8:15 pm - Citykerk Het Steiger Sint Dominicus, Hang 18, 3011 GG, Rotterdam
27 June 2015, 8:15 pm - Pieterskerk, Pieterskerkhof 5, Utrecht

Dutch Remembrance Day
Three motets by Jean Mouton & Tomás Luis de Victoria
Het Retorisch Kwartet
Sunday, 3 May 2015, 4 pm
Galerie Kralingen, Gashouderstraat 9, 3061 EH Rotterdam

A Tudor Christmas
Music by Sheppard, Byrd, Tallis and Lambe
The Renaissance Singers - directed by David Allinson
Saturday, 20 December 2014, 7.30pm
St George’s Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2HR
audio clips

Handel’s Messiah
combined choirs’ 500 voice chorus (as guest singer)
Sunday, 14 December 2014, 7:30pm
Royal Albert Hall, London

Carol Singing for the Red Cross Ebola Appeal
Friday, 12 December 2014, 5-8pm
Russel Square tube station, London

Carol service
The Renaissance Singers - directed by Edward Tambling
Tuesday, 9 December 2014
St John’s Priory Church, Clerkenwell, London

A Whyte Christmas
Robert White - Lamentations of Jeremiah
Nunc et Tunc
Friday, 5 December 2014, 7-7:30 pm
NCP car park, Regency Square, Brighton

A Renaissance Christmas at the RA
The Renaissance Singers - directed by David Allinson
Saturday, 29 November 2014, 6:30-10pm
Royal Academy of Arts, London

All saints mass
Victoria - O Quam Gloriosum (mass and motet)
guest singer
Saturday, 1 November 2014
St Mary Magdalen’s, Brighton

O What Evil Is War: War and Peace in 17th century Germany
Music by Albert, Franck, Kindermann, Hammerschmidt, Scheidt, Schein, Schütz, Staden
The Renaissance Singers - directed by Gawain Glenton
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 7:30pm
St George’s Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2HR
audio clip

Ludford - Videte Miraculum Mass
The Lacock Scholars (as guest singer)
Sunday, 28 September 2014
St Cuthbert's Church, 50 Philbeach Gardens, Earl's Court, SW5 9EB London
video clip, video clip


Triora Musica - Ludford & Fayrfax
directed by Deborah Roberts
1-7 September 2019, Triora, Italy

Förvandlingar (transformations)
directed by Deborah Roberts
30 May - 2 June 2019, Linköping, Sweden

Music in pre- and post-reformation 16th-century England
directed by Deborah Roberts
11-13 May 2018, Linköping, Sweden

Triora Musica - From Fayrfax to Taverner
directed by Deborah Roberts
2-10 September 2017, Triora, Italy

The golden age of polyphony
directed by Deborah Roberts
5-7 May 2017, Linköping, Sweden

Triora Musica - Palestrina
directed by Deborah Roberts
3-11 September 2016, Triora, Italy

BREMF Early Music Weekend - The Song of Songs
directed by Deborah Roberts
12-14 August 2016, Brighton, UK

Weird and Wonderful in the Late Renaissance
directed by by Greg Skidmore 11 June 2016, Brighton, UK

Triora Musica - Thomas Tallis and John Sheppard
directed by Deborah Roberts
5-13 September 2015, Triora, Italy

BREMF singing weekend
directed by Deborah Roberts
24-26 July 2015, Brighton, UK

Music from the Sistine Chapel
directed by Deborah Roberts
11 October 2014, Brighton, UK

Byrd Across the Ages
directed by Andrew Carwood
6 October 2014, London

Triora Musica - The Music of William Byrd
directed by Deborah Roberts
6-14 September 2014

Intermedi Della Natura
directed by Deborah Roberts
20 September 2014, Clapham & Patcham, West Sussex, UK

Byrd masses and motets
directed by Patrick Allies
20-22 August 2014, London

Byrd’s Great Service
directed by James Weeks
9 August 2014, London

Lacock Consort Workshop
directed by Jan Joost van Ellburg
6-11 July 2014, Corsham, UK

Leonhard Lechner - Quid Chaos
directed by by Frans Scheffers
15 March 2014, Utrecht, NL

Lassus for amateur singers
directed by by Paul van Nevel
26 August 2013, Utrecht, NL

Tallis Scholars Summer Schools (UK)
directed by Peter Phillips, Deborah Roberts, David Woodcock, Janet Coxwell
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Thomas Tallis - Spem in alium
directed by by Frans Scheffers
6 March 2010, Utrecht, NL


Koornmarkt Kwintet
vocal quintet
Delft, since 2022

Cappella Gabrieli
chamber choir
Rotterdam, 2005-2023

Het Retorisch Kwartet
early music quartet
Rotterdam, 2012-2017

The Renaissance Singers
chamber choir
London, September-December 2014

Nunc et Tunc
early music quintet
Brighton, September-December 2014