Pene Pati makes his company debut in the role of Alfredo in Verdi’s La traviata during OSJ’s 2017-18 season. A former member of San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program, Mr. Pati recently became an Adler Fellow and has since performed and studied a wide range of roles in San Francisco including Messenger (Verdi’s Aïda), Count Lerma and Royal Herald (Verdi’s Don Carlo), and Pinkerton (Puccini’s Madama Butterfly), as well as being part of the world premiere of Bright Sheng’s Dream of the Red Chamber. Most recently, he enjoyed a major debut on the stage of San Francisco Opera as Duca di Mantua in Verdi’s Rigoletto.
Awards and accolades received include both Second and Audience Prize at Operalia, and Second Prize at Neue Stimmen. He was also winner of First Prize at the Montserrat Caballé International Aria Competition in 2014 and the prestigious Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge ‘Bel Canto’ Award in 2012.
Mr. Pati completed his studies at the Wales International Academy of Voice under Dennis O’Neill, with whom he continues to work alongside César Ulloa.
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