Patricia Green

Praised for “singing with a poignancy and molten resonance” Patricia Green is recognized internationally for her remarkable versatility, expansive vocal range, and exceptional musicianship in performances at Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall in New York, the National Centre of the Performing Arts in Mumbai, India, Glazunov Hall (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Ms Green has sung with the National Symphony (Washington), the Dutch Radio Philharmonic, l’Orchestre de Radio- France, Virtuosi Philharmonia (NY) and the Northern Israel Symphony, among others. She "brilliantly conveyed" (Opera Canada) the role of Marie in Berg’s Wozzeck at the Yerba Buena Arts Centre in San Francisco with Ensemble Parallèle and at the Astoria Festival (Oregon). Her performance of Dido with the Washington Chamber Players at the Kennedy Centre was highly praised.

With a passion for works of living composers, Patricia Green has created world premieres working internationally with composers Boulez, Schafer, Ligeti, Dusapin, Laitman, Eggert, Ran, Thoresen, Del Tredici, Tann, Schwendinger, Holliger and A. Goehr, performing with New Music Concerts, Robert Helps Festival (Florida), Vancouver New Music, Esprit Orchestra, Ensemble Parallele (San Francisco), Cygnus (New York), Soundstreams Canada, Theatre Chamber Players (DC), Posthoornkerk Concerts (Amsterdam), Musica Festival (Strasbourg), Nouvelles Musiques Montréal and Continuum in London (UK).

In chamber music and oratorio, Ms Green has been a featured soloist in major oratorios such as Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Magnificat, and Christmas Oratorio, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, the Rachmaninoff Vespers, C.P.E. Bach Magnificat, and many others with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Cathedral Choral Society, Washington Bach Consort, Library of Congress Concerts, Washington Choral Arts, Bethlehem Bach Society, Westchester Mastersingers, Russian Chamber Arts, Left Bank Chamber Music, Baltimore Choral Arts, Toronto’s Opera in Concert, the U.S. Memorial Holocaust Museum Chamber Music series, and at summer festivals in Canada, the U.S, and Mexico. She has sung Handel’s Messiah in Mumbai and in Spanish in Morelia, Mexico. She gave performances at the Kennedy Centre with the Theatre Chamber Players for eight years. Internationally reviewed CDs on the Blue Griffin Recording label are: LA VOIX NUE: Songs for Unaccompanied Voice by Living Composers, UNSLEEPING: Songs of Living Composers and THE ICE AGE and BEYOND: Songs by Canadian Women Composers. She is also featured on six recordings with Albany Records, Newport Classics, and Live Unity Productions. Through her work, she has sung in more than twelve languages. A passionate educator, she is Head of the Voice Area at the University of Western Ontario and Associate Professor of Voice. www.patriciagreenmezzo.com