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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 sang Arsace (Berenice) and Artemis (Phaedra) in the Linbury Theatre and Orfeo (Act III of Orfeo ed Euridice) in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance. In the 2019/20 Season he sings Serafino (The Intelligence Park) and Joacim (Susanna) 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 Rosencrantz (Brett Dean’s Hamlet) for Cologne Opera, Eustazio (Rinaldo) for Glyndebourne Festival, Oberon (A Midsummer Night's Dream) with Chicago Summer Opera, The Refugee (Flight) and Ottone (L’Incoronazione di Poppea) with Royal Academy Opera, Ruggiero (Alcina) and the title role in Teseo with La Nuova Musica, Rosencrantz (Brett Dean's Hamlet) for Glyndebourne on Tour, and Boy/Angel 1 (Written on Skin) with Melos Sinfonia.

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.