The German tenor, Peter Maus, is since 1974 in the ensemble of the German opera Berlin, making his debut as as Isèpo in La Gioconda. Other roles he has performed include Belmonte, Pedrillo, Ferrando, Graf Almaviva (Der Barbier Von Sevilla), Jaquino, Steuermann, Beppo (I Pagliacci), Remendado (Carmen), Brighella (Ariadne Auf Naxos), and Wenzel. He has given concert and opera appearances as a guest in his homeland and abroad and since 1981 is a member in the ensemble of the Bayreuth Festival. In 1995 he was appointed as Honour Professor at the Universität der Künste (the earlier HdK) and in July 2001 was appointed as Berlin's Kammersänger.
In the 2004-2005 season Peter Maus sang the Lehrer in in the premiere of Aribert Reimann's Das Schloss, Trabucco in Die Macht Des Schicksals, Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte, Don Curzio in Die Hochzeit Des Figaro, Harry in Das Mädchen Aus Dem Goldenen Westen, Lampenanzünder in the new production of Manon Lescaut, Haushofmeister wity the Feldmarschallin in Der Rosenkavalier, the 3rd Jude in Salome abd the role of old Sträflings in Janacek's Aus Einem Totenhaus in the new production of Volker Schlöndorff. In the new production, with which Goetz Friedrich 1981 opened his directorship, he had been the young Aljeja.