- Roger Paterson
Roger started his training
at the Junior Academy of Music of the Royal Conservatoire of
Scotland (RCS). He went on to study at and graduated from the
University of Glasgow with an honours degree in Musicology in
2007. He has since studied with Pat McMahon and Paul Farrington.
He started to study
singing 2010 while he was employed as music director for 'The
Come Back to God' missionary society. He worked as a private
music also from 2009-2015. He taught school children, college
and university students, and adults of differing professions.
From 2013, Roger
started to give recitals as a classical singer and last year,
2016, he performed his debut recital in London. This year,
2017, he will continue to perform along with a few Opera Galas
in association with Scottish Opera.
Since 2015, Roger
has been a full-time opera singer and has sung with Iford Arts
Opera (Un Ballo in Maschera, Verdi), Arcola Theatre (Gariné,
Dikran Tchouhadjian), Time Zone Theatre (Mozart and Salieri,
Rimsky-Korsakov), Opera Holland Park (Die Fledermaus, Strauss;
and La Cenerentola, Rossini) and this year, 2017, he
will perform the lead tenor role, Alfredo, in Kentish Opera's
production of Verdi's, 'La Traviata'.