Roger Paterson / tenor
Roger started his training at the Junior Academy of Music of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS). He went on to study at, and graduate from the University of Glasgow with an Honours degree in Music in 2007. He has studied with Joan Gordon, Pat McMahon, Iain Paton and currently studies with Paul Farrington.
On the operatic stage, Roger has performed as
Rodolfo, La Bohème, (King’s Head Theatre/London)
Alfredo, La Traviata, (Kentish Opera)
Mozart, Mozart and Salieri, (for Time Zone Theatre: Spread Eagle Theatre/London, Bridewell Theatre/London, Old Stock Joint Theatre/Birmingham, Arcola Theatre/Grimeborn Festival and Phoenix Theatre/Northumberland)
A Night in Vienna, Old Stock Joint Theatre/Birmingham
The Scholar, The Wandering Scholar, Opera Northern Group
Cavaradossi, Tosca, (King’s Head Theatre/London)
Dance Captain and Chorus, Die Fledermaus, Opera Holland Park
Katchig, Gariné, Arcola Theatre/Grimeborn Festival
Goro, Madama Butterfly, Secret Opera
Chorus, La Cenerentola, Opera Holland Park
Chorus, Un Ballo in Maschera, Iford Arts Opera
As a recitalist Roger has performed at the Reger Festival, Swiss Church/London, for Sphere Concert Series, Renfield St Stephens Church/Glasgow, at Ayr Town Hall and Pollok House/Glasgow and he gave a Russian Song recital for the Sphere Concert Series, Renfield St Stephens Church/Glasgow.
He is also a founding member of Scozzesi, performing across Scotland – Byre Theatre/St Andrews; Music in Dollar; Osprey Music Society/Boat of Garten; Forest Hills/Aberfoyle; Newton Stewart and District Music Club; Ross Priory/Gartocharn; Winter Palace/Glasgow Green