Performer (mezzo-soprano)

Praised for her “warm creamy voice” and “singing with a poignancy and molten resonance”, mezzo-soprano Patricia Green has gained international renown for her remarkable versatility, three-octave range, and exceptional musicianship. Her busy career has taken her to Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, The Kennedy Centre, the National Centre of the Performing Arts in Mumbai, India, Glazunov Hall (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the Concertgebouw. She recently sang the role of Marie in Berg’s Wozzeck at the Yerba Buena Arts Centre in San Francisco with Ensemble Parallele and at the Astoria Festival (Oregon). As a performer of new music, Patricia Green has created more than 30 world premieres working internationally with composers Boulez, Schafer, Ligeti, Dusapin, Laitman, Eggert, Ran, Thoresen, Del Tredici, Tann, Schwendinger, Holliger and Goehr performing with New Music Concerts, Robert Helps Festival (Florida), Vancouver New Music, Esprit Orchestra, Ensemble Parallele (San Francisco), Cygnus (New York), Theatre Chamber Players (DC), Posthoornkerk concerts (Amsterdam), Musica Festival (Strasbourg), Montréal /Nouvelles Musiques and Continuum in London (UK). A passionate and successful educator, she is Associate Professor of Voice at the University of Western Ontario.