" Perhaps the most unique performer I have ever heard in my life….Freddy Mercury would have been blown away and completely dazzled by Patrizia" (Linear Reflections)
*#1 SOCAN Award
*Canada's Next Sensation! - CBC Radio 3
*Best Canadian Female Vocalists - BravoFact Presents
*Artist of the year 2010 - Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards
*Best Toronto Pop Song "I Won't Stop Believin" - Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards
*10 Best Female Rock Artists 2010 -
*Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Canadian Music - Gwntertaiment magazine
*#1 video on Bravo! - Temptation
*#2 video on Bravo! - Desperation
*#3 video on Bravo! - Rage
Rock Opera Diva PATRIZIA is an award winning 4 octave soprano whose passion and unique vision of marrying opera to rock has won her many accolades and fans across the world. A fascinating hybrid of operatic diva meets rock star PATRIZIA has performed for venues as diverse as the Mod Club, Tattoo Rock Parlour, The Capitol Theatre,The Opera House, The Phoenix Theatre , The El Mocambo, Nathan Phillips Square, The Metro Convention Centre, for corporate events such as the Mong Sheoung Foundation Cathay Ball, City of Toronto Special Events such as The Cavalcade of Lights, WinterCity Festival, festivals - Taste of the Danforth, Taste of Toronto and fund raisers such as Female Eye Film Festival.
How to book Patrizia and why
PATRIZIA offers a unique and powerful show with vocal fireworks and plenty of passion and drama. Her show can be adapted and customized according to the venue, the occasion and the needs and wishes of the client, as her repertoire includes a wide dynamic range of music from Mozart, Schubert to Queen and Radiohead!
PATRIZIA can perform a show that is more traditional classical crossover or lean toward an edgier set. Whatever the taste of the client PATRIZIA is a multi faceted artist that moves and astonishes with her unique personality and performance style.
PATRIZIA also brings an added bonus in that she speaks and sings in 4 languages - English, Italian, French and Cantonese.
PATRIZIA can perform solo with studio-quality instrumental music of her repertoire and, given ample notice, she will be happy to learn songs for your event.
Patrizia also performs with her own band that includes top musicians such as Queen Extravaganza guitarist Tristan Avakian (We Will Rock You, Rock of Ages )and Jeff Jones (Tom Cochrane, Bachman/Cummings)
or she may hire a band locally. Patrizia also provides professional charts and if the budget allows, an orchestra accompaniment.
Please feel free to contact us for a tailored made program/songlist for your event!
Patrizia's BIO is available upon request.
" Patrizia...I wanna say Debbie Harry meets Maria Callas meets Celine Dion here 'cuz – from Carmen to Queen – this lady belts out some seriously powerful rock/pop-infused classical and classical-infused rock/pop that you can feel vibrating in your chest"
" ..Patrizia has the looks and voice of a true diva... " Kerry Doole (Tandem)
"Patrizia is proving herself as one of Canada's premiere talents" - (CBC Radio 3)
"Holy **** can you believe what we have just saw and heard?" ( Indiecan)
" The audience was fascinated and riveted.." (Chart Attack - CMW showcase)
"..Thunder Bay-raised Patrizia, who's eye-popping looks and smooth as soft ice-cream four-octave pipes have won her invitations from Bravo and Fashion TV, as well as attention from the CBC…" - David Farrell -FYI Music
"The female Freddie Mercury..." (Joe Chisolm - Indiecan)
"If you think Mariah Carey had a voice that just went on forever... then dahling, prepare for the next level of vocal acrobatics from Canadian super-soprano Patrizia. - FAB Magazine
MEDIA - INTERVIEWS – PRESS - PERFORMANCES
CBC RADIO THE TORONTO SUN
CHUM CITY TV THE GLOBE AND MAIL
FASHION TELEVISION CORRIERE CANADESE
CHUM' CP24 TANDEM NEWS
BRAVO!TV CHART ATTACK
TLN TV CITY LIFE
GLOBAL TV NATIONAL POST
OMNI TV. INDEPENDENT COLLEGIAN
CHIN TV SOCAN'S WORDS AND MUSIC
SUN TV PARTNERS MAGAZINE
CLASSIC FM TV (UK) CAVALCADE OF LIGHTS
CLASSICAL 96.3 FM (CLASSICAL TV) NATHAN PHILLIPS SQUARE
THE TORONTO STAR METRO CONVENTION CENTRE
EL MOCAMBO WINTERCITY FESTIVAL
TASTE OF DANFORTH FESTIVAL MOD CLUB
PHOENIX THEATRE TATTOO
OPERA HOUSE CMW
CAPITOL THEATRE ARTS & LETTERS CLUB
ALTERNATIVE FASHION SHOW
THE CHRONICLE JOURNAL
Also Available (guitar),
Also Available (Bass),
Also Available (drums),
Also Available (keyboards),
Also Available (string quartet)