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Patrick Terry



American countertenor Patrick Terry is a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme 2018-19. In the 2018/19 Season he makes his Royal Opera debut singing the role of Arsace (Berenice), and also sings Artemis (Phaedra), in the Linbury Theatre.

Terry studied at the University of Minnesota and at the Royal Academy of Music with Michael Chance and Caitlin Hulcup. His opera performances include Oberon (A Midsummer Night's Dream) with Chicago Summer Opera, Ottone (L'incoronazione di Poppea) and Ruggiero (Alcina) with Royal Academy Opera, the title role in Teseo with La Nuova Musica at London Handel Festival, covering Guildenstern (Brett Dean's Hamlet) for Glyndebourne Festival Opera and Glyndebourne on Tour, and Boy/Angel 1 (Written on Skin) with Melos Sinfonia. Other roles include Nireno (Giulio Cesare) and Refugee (Flight).

Terry's competition successes include Second Prize in the Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Competition, the Maureen Lehane Vocal Award, the Loveday Song Prize in the Kathleen Ferrier Competition, the Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award and participating in the final of the Peter Hulsen Orchestral Song Competition with Southbank Sinfonia. Passionate about engaging new audiences, he was a Fellow with the Royal Academy of Music's Open Academy and has participated in innovative programmes with Shadow Opera, the Voicings Collective and Ensemble x.y.

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New Royal Opera Jette Parker Young Artists for 2018/19 announced

16 January 2018
New Royal Opera Jette Parker Young Artists for 2018/19 announced

Nine new artists will join the Company's professional development programme in September 2018.