Since making his professional debut as Camille in Fargo-Moorhead Opera’s 2000 production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Patrick has triumphed in productions of DON GIOVANNI with Seattle Opera and Boston Baroque, SUSANNAH and EUGENE ONEGIN with Virginia Opera, MADAMA BUTTERFLY with Lyrique-en-Mer Festival, Belle-Ile, France, THE BARTERED BRIDE with Opera Boston, THE MIKADO in St. Louis, Arizona, and Indianapolis, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM with Chicago Opera Theater, THE MAGIC FLUTE with Orlando Opera and Lyric Opera of San Antonio, LA TRAVIATA with Lyric Opera of San Antonio, DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES with Glimmerglass Opera, and DON GIOVANNI and DIE FLEDERMAUS with the Lyric Opera Center of Lyric Opera of Chicago. His Tamino in Theatre de la Jeune Lune’s Minneapolis production of THE MAGIC FLUTE (hailed as the Best Production of the Year by the Minneapolis Star Tribune) was filmed for the Lincoln Center Arts Library’s permanent collection. Recently, Patrick sang the tenor lead in Ricky Ian Gordon’s RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY with Virginia Opera, then reprised his Pinkerton with Syracuse Opera and Nevada Opera and made his role debut at Mario Cavaradossi TOSCA(opposite his wife in the title role) with Syracuse Opera. Last season included a return to Opera on the James to sing Rinuccio GIANNI SCHICCHI well as tenor soloist for Bach’s Magnificat at Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. Last season Patrick created two new roles. In March, he sang the leading role of John Turner in Emerson Eads’ THE COLOUR OF GOLD with Opera Fairbanks, and then in May created the role of Clark Griffith in Daniel Sonenberg’s THE SUMMER KING with American Opera Projects. This season included a debut with Minnesota Orchestra and an exciting debut with Utah Festival Opera as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.
Patrick has worked closely with the leading composers of our time, creating and performing works by composers such as: Dominick Argento, William Bolcom, Carlisle Floyd, Ricky Ian Gordon, Libby Larsen, Stephen Paulus and, most recently, Kirke Mechem’s JOHN BROWN with Lyric Opera Kansas City.
Equally at home on the concert stage, Mr. Miller’s oratorio and concert performances include works of Bach, Beethoven, Bernstein, Britten, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Lehar.