Raffaele Pe is the most requested countertenor today, disputed by conductors, orchestras and ensembles not only from the Baroque circles.
His repertoire ranges from the masterpieces of Recitar Cantando to the opera of the 18th century, and even higher, to the 20th century of Benjamin Britten and Arvo Pärt.
He collaborates with renowned musicians such as Jordi Savall, William Christie, John Eliot Gardiner to name just a few who acknowledged the exceptional talent and potential of this artist, constantly inviting him in taking part in important music projects internationally.
In order to escape the frenzies of the showbiz market, Raffaele Pe founded his own ensemble, La Lira di Orfeo, a collective of musicians, artists and researchers brought together by the common ethos of studying a repertoire in continuous rediscovery.
La Lira di Orfeo aims to present the ancient repertoire by combining the meticulous historical research with a modern executive rendition. Using the words of Luciano ...