Robert Paterson

Robert Paterson was Composer of The Year at Carnegie Hall from the Classical Recording Foundation and his works have been on the Grammy® nomination ballot for Best Contemporary Classical Album the past two seasons. The Book of Goddesses was named Top 10 favorite pieces of the year by NPR’s Best Music of 2012. His works have been played by the Austin Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Albany Symphony, Vermont Symphony, and the American Composers Orchestra. Current engagements include a commission with the Utah Arts Festival via winning their 2013 competition, Safe Word with Fort Worth Opera’s Frontiers Showcase, and The Companion presented by American Opera Projects and American Modern Ensemble at the Roulette in Brooklyn. An album of his choral works was just recorded with Musica Sacra and conductor, Kent Tritle, slated for release in 2015. Paterson resides in New York City with his wife, Victoria, and their son, Dylan.

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The Opera Fund: Repertoire Development2016

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Opera OrlandoThree Way (Safe Word)5/16/2018 - 5/27/2018
Opera OrlandoThree Way (The Companion)5/16/2018 - 5/27/2018
The American Opera ProjectThree Way (Masquerade)6/15/2017 - 6/18/2017
The American Opera ProjectThree Way (Safe Word)6/15/2017 - 6/18/2017
The American Opera ProjectThree Way (The Companion)6/15/2017 - 6/18/2017
Nashville OperaThree Way (Masquerade)1/27/2017 - 1/29/2017
Nashville OperaThree Way (Safe Word)1/27/2017 - 1/29/2017
Nashville OperaThree Way (The Companion)1/27/2017 - 1/29/2017

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