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Biography

Chilean Tenor, Patricio Arroyo, began his artistic training in Concepcion (Chile). During his studies, he appeared in several concerts and opera productions in Chile, Argentina and Brazil, including his debut at the State Opera of Santiago de Chile in 2007. A year later, Patricio Arroyo began his studies at the Musikhochschule Lübeck with Prof. Michael Gehrke. As a soloist at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival he sang under the baton of Rolf Beck, Peter Schreier and Thomas Hengelbrock . Other engagements have taken him to Japan and Singapore.

Already during his studies, he was engaged at the Theater Lübeck for the season  2009/10 and played the role of Antonio in T. Adès’ “The Tempest”.

In 2009 he sang Ferrando in “Così fan tutte” by W.A. Mozart, conducted by Marcus Bosch. In the spring of 2010, this collaboration led him to the Theater Aachen, where he sang the role of “Cleante” in “Le Malade immaginaire” by M.A. Charpentier.

Since May 2010/11  he has been a member of the Ensemble of Theater Aachen and sings numerous roles of the lyric tenor repertoire in opera and concert performances.

Patricio Arroyo attaches a particular focus of his artistic work to the Mozart Repertoire. He has been heard as, Ferrando in “Così fan tutte”, Tamino in “The Magic Flute”, Don Ottavio in “Don Giovanni” and Belmonte in “The Abduction from the Seraglio”.

He also convinces in the field of early music and baroque. He sang works like “Il combattimento di Clorinda e Tancredi” by C. Monteverdi, in G.F Handel’s “Ariodante” as Lurcanio and as Oronte in “Alcina”.

Other coloratura roles like Count Almaviva in Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia” belongs to his repertoire.

In the musical field where he most recently performed Tony in L. Bernstein’s “Westside Story he convinced by style-consciousness and vocal flexibility.

These qualities are also very much appreciated in his concert performance. Amongst other things he sang J.S. Bach’s Passions, Christmas Oratorio, Magnificat and various cantatas, also “Requiem” and “C-minor Mass” by W.A. Mozart, “Paulus” by F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, “Petite Messe Solennelle” by G. Rossini, A. Dvořák’s “Stabat Mater” and “Oratorio de Noel” by C. Saint-Saens.

In the current season he sings the challenging role of the Orphée in the Paris version of “Orphée et Eurydice” by W. Gluck, played on historical instruments.

Next, he will be in the role of Electrician in “Powder her Face” by T. Adès at Theater Aachen.