Peter Mattei
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Peter Mattei, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy 2014

Published: 15 July 2014

Peter Mattei is a Swedish Opera Singer of a very high international standard with roots in Luleå and Piteå. He has been appointed Honorary Doctor by the Faculty of Philosophy at Luleå University of Technology.

He is a world class artist and has made appearences at a wide variety of opera venues, including the Metropolitan in New York and La Scala in Milan. In addition to this he put together his own music festival in Luleå in 2009 and 2011. Part of the motivation for the appointment reads "With his reputation and international contacts Peter Mattei is an excellent ambassador for his hometown and an inspiration to students and staff at Luleå University of Technology".