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Patrick Blackwell

About this Artist

Bass-baritone Patrick Blackwell continues to expand his impressive repertoire in opera, oratorio, and musical theater. His career has seen him engaged by many of the leading opera companies and orchestras of the U.S. and Europe, including appearances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the Tanglewood Festival, Munich Philharmonic, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and LA Opera. He trained at The Juilliard School and began his career as a young artist with the Santa Fe Opera, Houston Opera Studio, the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera, Opera Music Theatre International with Jerome Hines, and Aspen Opera.

In July 2023, he appeared with the Opera Festival of Chicago in An Italian Soirée and as Leone in Verdi’s Attila. His appearances for the 2023/24 season include a return to LA Opera as Baron Douphol in La Traviata and a debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Don Fernando in Fidelio.

Recent engagements include Zuniga in Carmen with San Diego Opera and Méphistophélès in Faust with Valley Opera & Performing Arts.