April 29th Peter Jöback made his Broadway debut in the title role in "The Phantom Of The Opera" at the Majestic Theatre. Peter has been given this unique opportunity as the first European in this prestigious role on Broadway since Michael Crawford first did it 25 years ago. After his highly acclaimed interpretation of the role at Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End last year, Peter will has once again put on the mask - but this time on even more classic ground, Broadway New York. Peter will be performing at The Majestic Theatre until August 24th.
Swedish national TV (SVT) premieres a 3-episode TV-series called "With the heart at stake" where Peter follows in the footsteps of icons such as Sinatra, Brel and Dietrich in New York, Paris and Berlin. The 1-hour episodes each has its own brand new song as a theme.
In March Peter premieres as The Phantom in its 25th anniversary year at Her Majesty's Theatre in London. After playing his dream role as the Phantom, Peter returns to Scandinavia for an exclusive musical tour. “I Love Musicals” is an elegant and loving homage to the musicalgenré. Together with starsoloists from West End and Broadway, Peter invites the audience to a worldclass performance. The concerts are performed together with Stockholm Sinfonietta led by the English conductor David White, they give six arena concerts in Scandinavia that recieves standing ovations from the audience and roses from the press.
Peter starts the year off with an exclusive show at Hamburger Börs, based on 2010's tour "An Evening with Peter Jöback".
The brand new single "Räddaren i nöden" written by Ludwig Bell is released in April. "Räddaren i nöden" become the theme song for the the Swedish TV-series where Peter candidly tells the story of his journey as a man and artist.
In the summer of 2011 Peter tours with Cookies N Beans in Sweden and Norway.
In teh autumn Peter releases his French project "La vie, l'amour, la mort" (Live, love, death). The album is a collection of French chansons by e.g. Brel and Aznavour, in new Swedish translations by Adnreas Mattsson and Annika Norlin but also three original songs penned by these two. Recordings ar made with an 18-piece orchestra, arranged and conducted by Hans Ek. The album is accompanied by a 30-minute fantastic short film starring Peter as his own alter-ego, Izabella Scorupco, Melinda Kinnaman and Emma Sjöberg-Wiklund, directed by Magnus Renfors. In December Peter performs the entire album in three sold-out concerts together with the Sweidsh Radio Symphonics.
Peter is also invited to take part in Sir Cameron Mackintosh's and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's 25th anniversay celebration of "The Phantom of the Oepra" at Royal Albert Hall where h e is introduced as teh next Phantom.
Peter teams up with colleague Helen Sjöholm, the Swedish Royal Symphony Orchestra for four sold-out fantastic concerts in celebration of Stephen Sondheim. Raving reviews.
20 years later, Peter re-enters the Swedish semi-finals for the Eurovision with the grand ballad “Hollow” which takes him to the final.
Peter performs at the concert of the royal wedding between Crown princess Victoria and Danie Westling. He is also a guest at the wedding ceremony and dinner.
During the fall Peter and trio (Charlotte Centerwall, Ricard Nettermalm, Rickard Nilsson) tours all over Scandinavia with a massive tour called "An Evening with Peter Jöback".
In January Peter moves to New York. He brings Swedish and American musicians to Woodstock and records “East Side Stories” which is released in October. An album of carefully chosen covers to illustrate Peter’s experiences in the East Village. Kate Pierson of B52s, Sia, Declan O’Rourke, Betty, Gail Ann Dorsey and more appears on the album which is a Gold Album in Sweden.
“Happy, Handsome and Unknown” - a documentary of Peter by Anders Hallberg is broadcast on SVT.
Peter is a given guest performer at World Childhood Foundation’s 10 year anniversary in Gothenburg, hosted by the King and Queen, Crownprincess Victoria and Princess Madeleine.
Peter ends 2009 with four Christmas Concerts “by demand” in Arenas in Sweden and Norway. The one from the Globe Arena is broadcast by SVT.
Peter ends his extremely successful 2008 with a sold-out Christmas tour, standing ovations from the audience and fantastic reviews. His special Christmas album for World Childhood Foundation sells an outstanding 150.000 units which makes it triple platinum. In Norway this album certified Gold status. Peter's original Christmas album "Jag kommer hem igen till jul" is now over 400.000 units.
Peter also lends his vocals on to the song “Thank You” by Norwegian icons Secret Garden. The song is the lead single of the bestselling album in Norway 2008.
In march and april Peter did a sold-out tour in Norway. The tour runs for three weeks to great critical and audience acclaim. Peter releases a DVD with his concert; "Peter Jöback live at Oscars". In the summer Peter teams up with Swedish icon Eva Dahlgren for a Scandinavian tour "Himlen är inget tak". They also record a live-CD exclusively sold at the venues for the Red Cross.
During the autumn Peter received unanimous praise from the critics and audience for his “Elva Veckor Elva Städer” (”Eleven Weeks Eleven Cities”)-Scandinavian tour. The tour was extended with 9 new dates during the spring 2008. In connection with the tour première the Platinum selling studio album “Människor som du och jag” was released in Sweden and later in Norway and Finland. Peter was nominated for a Swedish Grammy.
Peter records a duet with Swedish indie pop band Laakso ”Italy vs Helsinki” which is released on Laaksos album and chosen as their first single.
Cabaret moved to Gothenburg for a final successful season which ended end of April. Peter records a brand new album with songwriters Niclas Frisk and Andreas Mattsson. First single "Stockholm i natt" just released.
In the summerbreak of Cabaret, Peter releases a double-album with 2 new songs and 32 from his previous records. The album reaches Gold status in Norway, well over Platinum in Sweden making it the bestselling album in Sweden in 2006.
Peter stars as the MC in a hugely successful production of "Cabaret" in Stockholm. He receives his second Golden Mask (Tony award) for his performance and the show is a knock-out both with critics and audience, running both spring- and autumn season.
Peter makes his first solo-tour in Norway to enormous critical and public acclaim. His "Storybook" album passes Gold status and is approaching Platinum.
In December Peter is special guest on the Norwegian superstar Ms Sissel Kyrkjebö's Christmas tour in Norway.
Christmas DVD release "Jag kommer hem igen till jul - live from Cirkus".
Peter releases "Storybook" in the autumn with classic songs, recorded with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Nick Davies. They did two concerts at the Globe Arena in Stockholm and Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg in Sweden with conductor Anders Eljas. "Storybook" reaches the no. 1 position on the Swedish saleschart and passes Gold status.
During the spring Peter releases "Det här är platsen". It reaches no. 1 on the Swedish saleschart and gives him a Gold record award. The album receives fantastic reviews. In the autumn he goes on tour with this album and receives equally amazing reviews.
Peter records a duet with Norweigan superstar Sissel Kyrkjebö. His Christmas album is re-released and reaches the No. 1 spot again on the Swedish charts. The album is also a platinum-album in Norway. Peter makes a new Christmas tour to even higher praise from media and audience.
Peter stars as the MC in Cabaret at Gladsaxe Theatre in Copenhagen where Sally Bowles is played by Paprika Steen/Charlotte Munck. Peter receives fantastic reviews for his interpretation of the role.
In November Peter released a Christmas album in Swedish which held the No. 1 position for five weeks and gave him another Platinum award as well as a Grammynomination. Peter also did a sold-out and highly critically acclaimed Christmas Tour in Scandinavia.
In March Peter released new album "I Feel Good And I'm Worth It" which entered the Swedish salescharts at No. 2
Returns to Sweden in the summer and takes part in the original concertversion of "Kristina from Duvemåla" and later makes his own sold-out pop-tour.
Still in London Peter is voted "Male Artist of the Year" by Swedish Radiostation NRJ
Peter released his first English popalbum, "Only When I Breathe" in September. The album reached the No. 1 position in our salescharts, the first single peaked at No. 2 and both album and single have passed the Platinum award limit.
Peter gets an original part in the new Cameron MacIntosh production of "The Witches of Eastwick" which has its worldwide premiere at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London July 18.
Peter does the Swedish voice of the title role "Stuart Little" for the US box office film success.
Guest star at two concerts with the Stockholm Sinfonietta at the Piteå and Siljan classic festivals. Conducted by Martin Yates.
Guest star at the West End concert in Gothenburg under the direction of Martin Yates. Produced by Nordic Artists.
Peter gets his first moviepart in Swedish Director Richard Hobert's film "At The End Of The Rainbow" which will open in October this year. Produced by Cimbriafilm/ Sonetfilm
Receives a Guldmask Award (Tony Award) for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his interpretation of the role of Robert in "Kristina from Duvemåla".
Peter gives three sold-out concerts in Finland.
Performs at the charity album "Artists for Amnesty" with many of his Swedish artist colleagues.
In September Peter opens his own show at Hamburger Börs in Stockholm; a classic venue who has seen Liza Minnelli, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Rod Stewart and many more take the stage. Peter's show runs for four months to great critical and audience acclaim.Directed by Hans Marklund. Choreographed by Roine Söderlundh.
Stars as "Jesus" in the West End concertversion of "Jesus Christ Superstar" . 1 sold-out concert at The Globe in Stockholm, 2 sold-out shows at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, under the direction of Martin Yates. Produced by Nordic Artists
Peter breaks all records at the Swedish National Radiochart when his hitsingle "The Gold Turned Into Sand" from the cast album "Kristina from Duvemåla" spends 110 weeks in the chart, holding the No. 1 position for 36 weeks. The single has received Platinum Status in Sweden. The song was also voted "Song of the Year" by the Swedish people in National TV Channel Four.
Peter returns to the role of Robert as the musical "Kristina from Duvemåla" opens in Stockholm.
Performs at the Royal opening of the Stockholm Culture Capital 1998 at the Royal Palace hosted by HRH King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden.
Peter did 7 sold-out concerts in Sweden with a seventeen piece orchestra to great critial acclaim.Produced by Nordic Artists.
Grammy nominated as "Artist of the Year" for his album "Personal Choices"
Created and starred in his own TV-show "A Musical Voyage" for Swedish National Television. This TV-show was the Swedish representative at the Montreux-festival in 1998. It also received the Finalist Award at the New York Festivals 1998 and the No. 1 price at the Bulgarian TV-contest. Was also broadcast in Norway, Denmark and Finland. Directed by Hans Marklund
Awarded "Artist of the Year" by the Swedish Artists' Academy
Released a musical album; "Personal Choices" (Sony Music) in Swedish which received fantastic reviews. It peaked at No. 2 in the Swedish sales chart and has to date sold 100.000 units, making it a platinum album. Peter was the No. 5 bestselling artist all categories in Sweden in 1997.
Guest star at two sold-out West End-concerts at The Globe in Stockholm under the direction of Martin Yates.
Starred as Chris, the main male character in the musical Miss Saigon at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, West End, London for 9 months. Produced by Cameron Macintosh LTD. Original directions by Nick Hytner and choreographed by Bob Avian
Performed at two concertversions of "Kristina from Duvemåla" in Minneapolis, USA, at the Plymoth Music Series conducted by Philip Brunell
Performed on the original cast album of the musical "Kristina from Duvemåla". The album has to date sold 200.000 units in Sweden alone making it double-platinum and it also received numerous Grammy Awards.
Created the role of Robert in the original cast of Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson's (of ABBA) musical "Kristina from Duvemåla", Malmö & Gothenburg, Sweden.Directed by Lars Rudolfsson. Settings by Robin Wagner.
Headlining the summertour "Musical Xpress II", 60 shows in Sweden. Directed and choreographed by Hans Marklund
Headlining the summertour "Musical Xpress" in Sweden. Directed and choreographed by Hans Marklund
Starred in the musical "The Junglebook" at the Folkan theatre in Stockholm. Directed by Marianne Skovli
Starred as Nick Piazza at the European opening of the musical "Fame" in Stockholm. Peter was nominated for a 'Gold mask' (Swedish equivalent of Tony Awards) for this role.Directed by Runar Borge. Choreographed by Lars Betkhe
Released his debut album "Peter Jöback" with his own material in Swedish on Sony Music.Produced by Peter and his brother Mikael.
Performed the Swedish voice of Aladdin in the Disney motion picture. Peter also did the voice of Aladdin on the soundtrack for the movie as well as the follow-up 76 TV-episodes and the two additional movies "Return of Jafar" and "Aladdin and the king of thieves"
Co-host of Swedish Top of the Pops on Swedish National TV, 10 shows
Performed the offical song "More Than A Game" for the Eurocup Soccergames held in Sweden. Performed at the opening ceremony broadcast on worldwide TV with an audience of 1 billion viewers.
Played the Teen Angel as well as understudy for Danny Zuko in "Grease" musical,at the China theatre in Stockholm. Directed by Runar Borge.
Played Tony i West Side Story concert version at the Stockholm Concerthouse with the Royal Filharmonic Orchestra, Stockholm
Swedish Eurovision song contest entry with "A Sensation"
Winner of the "New Talent" national contest in Sweden
Performed the leading male role in the Swedish musical "Here & Now", Norrköping, Sweden. Director Göran Sarring
Played Astashof in the play Cavalleri Jungfrun at the Södra theatre in Stockholm. Directed by Viveka Bandler, director of the Swedish Royal theatre Dramaten in Stockholm
Played Lollo in Mio my Mio, music theatre based on a book by the famous Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, Folkan theatre Stockholm. Directed by Staffan Götestam
Played Happy in the musical version of Snow White, at the Folkan theatre, Stockholm. Directed by Stig Olin
Played Kurt von Trapp, Sound of Music Musical,at the Folkan theatre, Stockholm Directed by Stig Olin