In Review: Patrick Terry as Minnesota Opera's Rinaldo
Countertenor Patrick Terry is winner of the Loveday Song Prize at the 2017 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, Second Prize at the 2019 Handel Singing Competition, and is a Samling Artist. Beseeching readers to “remember his name,” the London Telegraph hailed his technique as “excellent” and “virtuosic,” while The Times has called his performance of Ruggiero in Handel’s Alcina “stunning” and “absolutely fabulous.”
The countertenor begins the 2022-2023 season in the title role of Rinaldo in his debut at Minnesota Opera and performs Brett Dean’s Elbphilharmonie Visions in concert with the Elbphilharmonic Orchestra. He also appears as Rosenkrantz in Brett Dean’s Hamlet with Bayerische Staatsoper, joins English National Opera as Akhnaten (cover).
Recent engagements have included Ruggiero in Alcina, Eustazio and covering the title role in Rinaldo with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Serafino in The Intelligence Park in a collaboration with Music Theatre Wales and the Royal Opera House, Rosencrantz in Hamlet with Oper Köln, Joachim in Susanna with the Royal Opera House, Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in his debut with The Grange Festival, and Farnace in Mitridate, rè di Ponto with Classical Opera (canceled due to COVID-19).