J. Patrick Raftery is an opera singer and voice teacher based in Vancouver, BC.

J. Patrick Raftery is an opera singer and voice teacher based in Vancouver, BC.

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Performances

Patrick Raftery in a production of La Bohème, singing in the foreground as Luciano Pavarotti looks on in the background.

Performances

Bio, Schedule & Videos

J. Patrick Raftery’s professional debut was in 1979 when he sang Schaunard in La Boheme sharing the stage with Luciano Pavarotti. After his years at The Boston Conservatory and The Juilliard School of Music, Patrick was taken up by The Richard Tucker Music Foundation and C.A.M.I. artists when his career soared and took him to all the major opera houses of the world in less than a decade. Until his debut at the Metropolitan Opera with Mirella Freni in Manon Lescaut, Patrick was one of America’s most prominent baritones...

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Teaching

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Teaching

Bio, Schedule, Students & The Jane Raftery Award

While still in high school and a member of the David Beckwith voice studio, J. Patrick Raftery was invited to sing for two of the greatest baritones of the twentieth century: Todd Duncan, an established teacher in Washington DC and the original Porgy in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, and the great opera star George London, who was director of the Washington National Opera at the time...

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Contact

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Contact

Agents, Email & Social Media

Contact Patrick or his agents to discuss performance and teaching engagements, including private lessons, masterclasses and summer training program positions.

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