J. Patrick Raftery is a singer, actor, and teacher based in Canada.
J. Patrick Raftery is a singer and voice teacher based in Vancouver, BC.
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...See All Performances
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...See All Teaching
Portrait, Onstage & Offstage Images
See Patrick's career captured in 40 years of headshots, onstage photos and backstage moments with colleagues and students.View Gallery
Agents, Email & Social Media
Contact Patrick or his agents to discuss performance and teaching engagements, including private lessons, masterclasses and summer training program positions.Contact Patrick