Patricia Auchterlonie is a Canadian soprano currently completing her master’s degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she studies with Sarah Pring. Patricia will be the Richard Carne Junior Fellow at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in 2017⁄18, focusing her work on music from the 20th and 21st centuries and collaborating with performers from a wide variety of disciplines.
Ms Auchterlonie is passionate about the performance of new and unheard music. Recent work has included performances of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire, Ravel’s Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé, Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonate and Hans Eisler’s Palmström. Upcoming engagements include Birtwistle’s 9 Settings of Celan as part of the This is Rattle festival and Milton Babbitt’s Philomel for Borough New Music. She has also been broadcast performing experimental new works performed with An Assembly on BBC Radio Three’s Hear and Now.
While studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Patricia participated in a wide variety of projects, including several premieres with Wigmore Hall Voiceworks, an LSO pre-concert of Russian Song in the Barbican Hall, and a performance with the Ubu Ensemble in the Courtauld Gallery. Other concert work has included Bach’s Magnificat in D, and Purcell song with Schola Cantorum in Toronto, as well as recitals in various venues across the UK such as St. John’s Smith Square and the Royal Scottish Overseas League. Operatic roles performed include Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Giannetta in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, First Lady in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, and the role of Professor Moran in Brian Hosefros and Leo Doulton’s new work The Kairos Beast with the Guildhall Operamakers.