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Patrick O'Halloran

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    Yi Li, Patrick O'Halloran, and Yuri Gorodetsky: "O, Holy Night"


A native of Olathe, Kansas, American tenor Patrick O'Halloran is in his second season of WNO's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Last season with WNO he was seen as Tamino in the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Performance of The Magic Flute; as Joseph in the world premiere of The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me; and in Duffy's Cut and Breaking, part of the American Opera Initiative. Last season he also performed the roles of Rodolfo in La bohème with Kentucky Opera, Alfredo in La traviata with Arizona Opera, and was tenor soloist in the Choral Arts Society of Washington's performance of the Verdi Requiem. He also won an encouragement award at the Opera Index Competition. He is an alumnus of The Glimmerglass Festival's Young Artists Program, where he sang the role of Edoardo in King for a Day (2013), He was recently seen as Cavaradossi in Tosca with the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra and as Rodolfo in Central City Opera's family performance of La bohème. As an Emerging Artist with Virginia Opera he was seen as Glazier in Phillip Glass's Orphée, the Doctor in A Streetcar Named Desire, and covered Nadir in The Pearl Fishers. Recent concert appearances include Verdi's Requiem with the Choral Arts Society of Washington at the Kennedy Center. He has also performed the roles of Don José in Carmen, Roméo in Roméo et Juliette, Sam in Susannah, the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance, Cégeste in Orphée, Barrett in Titanic: The Musical, and Guillot in Offenbach's The Lantern Marriage. Upcoming performances include Don José in La tragédie de Carmen at Des Moines Metro Opera, Arcadio in WNO's Florencia in the Amazon, and Alfredo in La traviata at Fort Worth Opera Festival.

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